Summer 2014 Checklist for Incoming
Questions? E-mail Mary Ann Krisa (email@example.com), Assistant Dean of Students and Director of the First-Year Experience.
Fill out and return the following forms:
Forms have been mailed; you can also find them online
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All incoming students are required to register for e2campus,
Bard College’s emergency notification system. VIEW MORE >>
Purchase and read the Language and Thinking summer readings:
Charles Darwin’s On Natural Selection
(Penguin Books, 2005; ISBN: 0-14-303630-0) and Franz Kafka’s “The Metamorphosis,” in The Complete Stories
(Schocken Books, 1995; ISBN: 0805210555). VIEW MORE >>
Log in and begin using your new Bard College e-mail account:
The College expects all students to check their Bard e-mail account regularly. All forthcoming correspondence regarding arrival, housing, and Language and Thinking will be sent to your Bard e-mail address. During the school year, official messages and notifications are often sent via e-mail. You may forward your Bard College e-mail to another host if you would like. Instructions can be found online
Complete the Mathematics Placement Diagnostic:
As part of the quantitative requirements at Bard, all incoming students are required to complete Bard’s online Math Placement Diagnostic
. This diagnostic helps us to assess which math and science courses would be most appropriate for you to take while at Bard. VIEW MORE >>
Complete the Bard College Sustainability Pledge:
Fill out our Sustainability Pledge
. All students who complete the form by July 22 will be entered into a raffle. Great prizes! We promise!
Send us a postcard from home!
Every year, incoming students mail the College a postcard from home. It can be store-bought or homemade—get creative! On it, write a message to your fellow first-year students. Mail the card to: Bard College Dean of Student Affairs Office, PO Box 5000, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504-5000. If you are somewhere that you can’t mail internationally, e-mail a photo and message to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
, and we’ll make a postcard!