FAQs about Dartmouth Health Care Foundations
We want to extend our sincere hope that all of you and your families are safe, healthy, and comfortable given the pandemic circumstances we are living in.
Dartmouth Campus will be closed for student access until September 1. So, we will not be able to welcome you to campus in person this year. Instead, scholars who are accepted into the program will be invited to join in an online format on and use our lens of how the humanities is even more crucial to health and healing in the COVID-era.
This online academic experience of Dartmouth Foundations Academic Day curriculum will be held on Monday, July 13, 2020.
All those accepted to the 2020 session will have their offer deferred to the July 2021 session of Dartmouth Health Care Foundations.
In the event that you need to arrive late, leave early, or miss part of the week, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your plans. While it is expected that you will be on campus for the entire event, we understand that this may not always be possible.
Tuition covers full-service housing in campus dorms for the week, all meals, and materials.
There are a limited number of scholarships and grants available to assist students and families with the cost of tuition. Families are responsible for their own transportation. For an application, please email email@example.com.
We are constantly striving to make Foundations the best experience you could ever imagine. Part of this experience is the building of an entire community that you can turn to for support throughout your school and work careers. We encourage participants to stay in the dorms and engage in activities group in the evenings. This is a crucial element that is built into the curriculum.
We are constantly striving to make Foundations the best experience you could ever imagine. Part of this experience is the building of an entire community that you can turn to for support throughout your school and work careers. Eating meals together is an important element of the week and is intertwined with the curriculum. Light snacks, coffee, and water will be available throughout the day. Any dietary needs and restrictions that you may have will be relayed to the staff at ’53 Commons. Please contact Beth Rosenberger, RDN at 603-646-1740 if you have any special dietary needs or restrictions you wish to discuss. Beth is the Dietitian/Nutritionist at Dartmouth and is happy to talk with you if you have any questions or concerns.
Check in is on Sunday, between 4:00 and 6:00 p.m. eastern time. Arriving earlier in the day is usually a possibility if you make arrangements ahead of time with one of the staff. We cannot accommodate early arrivals of a day or more.
You may leave Friday evening after presentations are complete, around 5:00 p.m. However, we hope you will stay for the closing ceremony and Foundations Community Picnic which will run to around 7:00 p.m. You must check out of your dorm Saturday morning no later than 11:00 a.m.
If you are traveling from afar, it is recommended that you use Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) and take the Dartmouth Coach to Hanover. Taxi and Uber services are surprisingly limited in the Upper Valley region making transportation from other airports or train/bus terminals challenging.
#DartmouthFoundations. We are thrilled to share fresh insights as we come together as a community. Please be respectful and professional in posting any content on social media. To ensure that our classroom remains a space for open discussion, questioning, and processing of complex material, we ask that you refrain from using people’s names and specific anecdotes that could identify an individual in social media. Share ideas, questions, and your experiences as we work together to re-think pre-health education.
If you are arriving by car and need to park on campus during the week, you will need a parking pass. Please make sure your Dewey Lot parking pass is on your dashboard and is visible all week. See the Google Map of Dewey Lot. Park in the portion of the lot closest to the street (There are painted yellow lines in the lot to indicate where Dewey Lot begins). Parking in any other lots will likely result in towing or booting at the owner’s expense.
You will be walking to and from the classrooms and around campus during your stay. Please allow about 15 minutes to walk to most places on campus.
Other options for getting around campus are:
- Advance Transit bus—downtown shuttle
- After hours, Safety and Security can bring you to your residence hall; please contact them if you require this accommodation.
You will be walking to and from the classrooms and around campus during your stay, as well as participating in some light physical activities. Please dress accordingly – New Hampshire weather can vary greatly. We suggest you dress in layers. Wear comfortable walking shoes and dress casually and comfortably. Wear activewear for Monday’s class.
You may leave pillows and blankets at home. Your towels and linens will be replenished each day. Please leave your valuables at home. The College does not assume responsibility or carry insurance for the loss of personal property.
There are public computers around campus, so there is no need to bring your own device.
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