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February Pre-Arrival Checklist

Please refer to BannerWeb for the comprehensive Pre-Arrival Checklist and updated links to all required forms.

Middlebury College E-Mail Account

June Deadlines

Authorized Payer

SUBMIT: June 10

 

July Deadlines

Personal Information

SUBMIT: July 1

Emergency Contact Information

SUBMIT: July 1

Financially Responsible Contact Information

SUBMIT: July 1

Parent Contact/Family Information

Enter new or update existing information

SUBMIT: July 1

 

September Deadlines

Early Arrival Registration Form (International, Exchange and U.S. Abroad Students only)

SUBMIT:  September 15

Form I-20/Form DS-2019 Application and Supporting Documents (International and Exchange Students only)

SUBMIT:  September 15

November Deadlines

Student Health Form (Including Personal Health History, Physical Exam, and Immunization Record)

New this year, we will be requiring the same form for all entering students, including athletes. If there is any possibility that you will participate in an intercollegiate sport or club rugby or crew, the NCAA requires that your physical exam must be completed within 6 months of the start of your athletic season.

SUBMIT: November 1

Housing Contract

SUBMIT: November 15

Roommate Questionnaire

SUBMIT: November 15

Special Needs Identification Form

Please complete this questionnaire to determine whether or not you may need accommodations at Middlebury.

SUBMIT: November 20

 

January Deadlines

ID Photo Submission

SUBMIT:  January 1

Ebola Virus Notification

Review Parton Health Center’s web page for the most up-to-date information regarding Ebola Virus Disease and related travel restrictions as well as other guidance that might impact your studies at Middlebury.

SUBMIT: January 1

First-Year Seminar Registration

This is only for first year students; transfer and exchange students do not enroll in First-Year Seminars and will complete course registration when they arrive on campus.  Session opens at noon on January 5 for February admits

SUBMIT: January 5

Health and Wellness Courses

Prior to arrival on campus, all incoming students are REQUIRED to complete two health and wellness courses that address alcohol, drugs, relationships, sexual violence, bystander intervention, and harassment.  If you are an international student with limited access to the Internet or a student who has yet to complete the courses, you will be required to complete the courses shortly after arriving on campus. 

SUBMIT: January 9

Trip Registration Form

February admits, register for your FOO! trip.  Applications live 11/27/15!

SUMBIT: January 15

Vehicle Registration

For those who choose to bring a vehicle to campus, please register via BannerWeb.

SUBMIT: January 16

Parking Permit

For those who choose to bring a vehicle to campus, please purchase a parking permit via the Public Safety Storefront.

SUBMIT: January 16

Missing Person Contact

SUBMIT: January 16

Bicycle Registration

For those who choose to bring a bike to campus, please register your bike.

SUBMIT: January 16

Tuition Payment

SUBMIT: January 15

 

February Deadlines

Display/Update Preferred First Name and Pronoun

Any student can choose to be addressed by the first name that they prefer regardless of whether or not they have legally changed their name. Students can also indicate the gender pronoun they choose to identify with and would prefer others use when talking to or about them.

SUBMIT: February 1

Insurance Waiver and Enrollment Form

All students must have health insurance; you must submit a waiver if you want to opt out of the Student Health Insurance Plan. A link will be posted shortly.

SUBMIT: February 15

Personal Evacuation Plan

SUBMIT: February 8

Online Placement Exams

SUBMIT: February 11

Midterm Portfolio Checklist

Contents

• Three polished essays plus a sampling of early and
middle drafts (preferably including editors' comments) for
each. Be sure each essay is titled and that you number
your pages. For the researched essay, include copies of
sources from which your have paraphrased.
• One cover statement (2 paragraphs at most) in which you
briefly describe both the strengths of the writing in your 
portfolio and what still needs work. End the statement by
suggesting an agenda for your development as a writer
for the remaining weeks of the semester.

Grading Criteria

ESSAY ONE: PLACE ESSAY

Use of vivid details
• Use details beyond just the visual.
• Show rather than tell.
• Some details should provide background; some should
point us toward the significance of your
place/experience.
• Bonus: Push a cluster of details to a metaphor, which
controls a portion of your essay.

Focus

• Strategies for focusing your reader in the significance of
your place should be included in your title, your 
introductory paragraph, your concluding paragraph, your
use of significant details, your use of imagery, and your
reflective sentences.

Sentences

• Use vivid, working verbs.
• Vary your sentence types and lengths.
• Be concise.
• Punctuate accurately.
• Proofread for spelling.

ESSAY TWO: SETTING ESSAY

Use of detail (in addition to criteria for Place Essay)

• Use quotations from the text to illustrate your arguments.
Cite line or page numbers. Indent quotations when
appropriate (over 5 lines or 50 words).

Focus (in addition to criteria for Place Essay)

• Your introduction should end with a thesis statement.
• Each paragraph should make one point toward developing
your thesis

Flow

• Be sure your argument builds step by step toward your 
planned ending, without anticlimaxes or irrelevant
digressions.

Sentences (in addition to criteria for Place Essay)

•  Be careful to integrate quoted material into your
sentences smoothly.

ESSAY THREE: RESEARCHED ESSAY

Use of Detail (in addition to criteria for Place and Setting Essays)

• Use quotations, paraphrases and summaries from
sources to support your arguments. Cite your sources
both in the text of your essay and in a "Works Consulted"
page at the end using MLA style.

Focus (in addition to criteria for Place and Setting Essays)

• Use your introduction to contextualize your topic and to
focus your readers' attention on its significance.
• Your introduction should end with a thesis statement.
• Each paragraph should make one point toward developing
your thesis.

Flow (in addition to criteria for Place and Setting Essays)

• Use transition strategies to keep your readers with you
throughout the argument.
• Be sure your argument builds step by step toward your
planned ending, without anticlimaxes or irrelevant
digressions.

Sentences (in addition to criteria for Place and Setting
Essays)

• Choose your words carefully. Aim at concise, precise
language.
• Be careful to integrate quoted or paraphrased material
into your paragraphs smoothly.