DIVE Schedule of Events

Sep. 24-26 | Oct. 1-3


Below, please find the schedules for both the September and October DIVE programs available for in-person attendance. Registration for the on-campus event is required, and details about registering have been sent to students who have applied for and been admitted to our DIVE program.

Additional details can be found in your registration confirmation email. Times and locations of events are subject to change.

Sunday (Sep. 24 or Oct. 1)

Shuttles to campus from the airport will be provided for students flying to the region.

Event Check-In

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Evans Hall
Pre-program activities include lunch, campus tours, an information session, museum and gallery open houses, and a casual meet-and-greet with W&L admissions staff and current students.

Campus Tours (multiple time slots)

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Departing from Evans Hall

General Information Session

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Northen Auditorium
Join us for an overview of the Washington and Lee Student experience.

Meet Your Campus Host

4:00 p.m.
Evans Hall

Welcome from the President and Admissions Office

5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Northen Auditorium

Welcome Dinner

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
The Marketplace in Elrod Commons

Meet W&L: Faculty and Staff Showcase

6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Various locations on campus

Student Activities S'Mores Roasting and Volleyball

8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Third-Year Outdoor Pavilion

Monday (Sep. 25 or Oct. 2)


8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
The Marketplace in Elrod Commons

Admissions Application Workshop

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Northen Auditorium
Work with our Admissions Officers to help fine-tune your application. Tips, tricks, and best practices will be covered. Snack break included.

Financial Aid Workshop

11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Northen Auditorium
Shanice Hardy in our Financial Aid Office will help guide you through the aid application process and provide insight into dates, deadlines, and definitions, as well as the tools we offer to help you navigate the process. 


12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
The Marketplace in Elrod Commons

Class Visits

12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Various locations on campus

Snack Break and Optional Activities

4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Gilliam Admissions House
Partake in either an exploratory scavenger hunt around town or volunteer with our Campus Kitchen.


6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
The Great Hall of the Science Addition

Student Panel

7:20 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Science Addition 214
A candid conversation with two current students mapping their journey through academics, activities, and the influential relationships helping them along the way.

Office of Inclusion and Engagement (OIE) Night

8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. ET
The Tea House in the Center for Global Learning
Meet and greet members of various student affinity and identity organizations.

Social Time

9:45 p.m.
Attend a movie showing, take time to study, or join us for games in the Harte Center of Leyburn Library.

Tuesday (Sep. 26 or Oct. 3)


8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
The Marketplace in Elrod Commons

About the Advanced Immersion and Mentoring Program (AIM)

9:00 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.
OIE 216 in Elrod Commons

Closing Session and Q&A with the Office of Inclusion and Engagement

9:20 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
OIE 216 in Elrod Commons

Check-Out and Shuttle Departure

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Evans Hall

Shuttles from campus to the airport will be provided for students flying home.