July 22, 2011
Important August Deadlines
This week’s email contains reminders about some important early August deadlines.
* Third World Transition Program (TWTP) *
[Note deadline change from July 25 to August 1]
Tuesday, August 30, through Friday, September 2
Apply at http://brown.edu/Student_Services/TWC/TWTP/index.html
Started in 1969, the Third World Transition Program (TWTP) is a community-building event for entering students that promotes interracial understanding. The program helps students identify and increase their awareness of issues of identity (the "-isms") and college life. Housing and meals are provided free of charge to TWTP participants for the duration of the program. To register for TWTP, please visit the url provided above before August 1 -- space is limited!
* Letter to Your Advisor *
This letter is your opportunity to introduce yourself to your academic advisor and your Meiklejohn peer advisor, using this year's First Reading, Factory Girls, as a starting point. You will find out who your advisor is when you arrive on campus. Submit your letter through ASK: https://apps.college.brown.edu/ask/first_readings/
* Meal Plan Response Card *
Submit this paper form only if you are making changes to the 20-meal plan.
* Course Preference Form *
The course preference form will help your academic advisors provide you with the best possible academic advising when they meet with you on September 6. Submit your course preferences through ASK: https://apps.college.brown..edu/ask/course_preferences/. List your FYS or CAP course first, if you are taking one that meets in the fall, followed by courses you intend to take, in order of highest interest. You will register officially for courses after your meeting with your academic advisor.
* Visual Arts 0100 lottery *
VISA0100 is a studio art course appropriate for arts concentrators as well as students who simply want to sample this area of the curriculum. You can enter the lottery through self-service Banner: http://selfservice.brown.edu.
As always, let us know if you have any questions; you can reach us at (401) 863-9800, or Advising@brown.edu.
The Advising Team at Brown