Many ways to experience Olin

We offer many ways to engage with Olin College: visit campus for a tour, attend an Expo event or workshop, participate in our signature Summer Institute program, or have Olin design a custom consulting engagement for your team. View options below, and contact us!

  • Attend a workshop or event

  • Attend the Summer Institute

  • Consulting & custom engagements

Inside Olin

Experience the unique curriculum creation and delivery process at Olin College in this series of developmental sessions based on some of our signature courses.

Attend the Summer Institute

Engage with Olin faculty and one another to explore topics like Designing Student-Centered Learning Experiences. Our Summer Institute offers participants an opportunity to acquire and apply skills in co-design.

More Workshops & Events

For a more immersive experience at Olin, attend one of our curricular workshops. We offer single-day, week-long, and custom workshops to suit various interests.

 

Consulting & Custom Engagements

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Olin College professor Tim Sauder mentors participants of the Summer Institute about pedagogical approaches.

Deeper Dive

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Olin College professor Tim Sauder mentors participants of the Summer Institute about pedagogical approaches.

Olin Virtual Immersion: Speak with faculty and leaders at Olin during virtual meetings. You choose the academic topic or curricular project and we create the program based on your goals. Explore Olin’s campus, culture and curriculum through a selection of curated videos and a virtual tour; immerse yourself in discussions with faculty, staff and students. Availability is based on faculty/leadership schedules. Fee varies.

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Two educators sitting in front of laptops in discussion

Virtual Design Coaching

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Two educators sitting in front of laptops in discussion

Olin’s Design Coaching program is created specifically for institutional teams who are currently or will be working together on an educational innovation project. Accepted teams are matched with Olin faculty in a flexible engagement model that will allow you to plan your interactions with your Olin coaches over a predetermined period of time. The program provides a scaffolded experience to enable teams to make meaningful progress on curricular and institutional projects. Fee varies depending on schedule.

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Participants at a custom workshop at Olin College

Custom Workshop or Consultation

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Participants at a custom workshop at Olin College

Olin provides targeted virtual programs and/or consultation services for institutions facing particular challenges. Possible topics include Participatory Design, Goal-driven Approach to Project-Based Learning, Inclusive Learning Environments, Interdisciplinary Curriculum Design, Biomimicry: Engaging Students in Design Inspired by Nature, Envisioning Maker-spaces, Universal Design for Learning: How Inclusive Teaching Methods Can Challenge and Support All Students, Using Computation to Teach Everything Else, and more. Fee varies depending on schedule.

Campus, Curriculum, Culture tour

We offer a visitor experience during our academic year for educators, academics and thought leaders. This program offers a compelling way to experience the unique culture of Olin and spark ideas. A highlight of the visit is our “Campus, Curriculum, Culture” walking tour, led by student liaisons who work as a part of our External Engagement team, giving visitors the chance to hear directly from Olin students about their experiences.

Learn about Olin’s unique courses and pedagogy as you view classrooms and education spaces. During the academic semester, after the tour, you will have an opportunity to speak with students, our most authentic ambassadors, as well as faculty if available. 

 

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

In an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) the college has suspended all in-person campus visits. Given the uncertainty of the situation, a date has not been set for when the campus will be open to visitors. We are currently offering VIRTUAL campus tours

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Students standing outside in Olin's quad

Olin External Engagement Team

Jessica Townsend

Interim Academic Vice President for External Engagement

Jason Woodard

Associate Dean, Associate Professor of Engineering & Entrepreneurship

Sharon Breitbart

Senior Program Director for External Engagement

Kristin Casasanto

Program Director for External Engagement