Summer Orientation 2019
New Student Summer Orientation provides the incoming freshman class the chance to meet other students, review their class schedule, learn about the campus, and meet with faculty and staff.
Plus, you're definitely going to have a lot of fun!
Session 1: Thursday, July 11 – Friday, July 12
Session 2: Tuesday, July 16 – Wednesday, July 17
Frequently Asked Questions
Is Orientation required?
Yes, Orientation is required for all incoming freshmen. At Orientation, you will have the opportunity to meet other students, review your class schedule, learn about the campus, and meet with faculty and staff.
Do I have to stay on-campus overnight during Orientation?
Yes, it is an opportunity for both residents and commuters to become familiar with our campus and their classmates. We are unable to provide housing for families/guests.
What do I need to bring to Orientation?
Please be sure to bring sheets, a blanket, pillows, towels, and toiletries. Other suggested items: an alarm clock, casual clothing, and emergency medications (such as rescue inhalers). The residence halls are air-conditioned.
Will I be able to review my schedule of classes during Orientation?
Yes, there will be time for you to meet an advisor and review your schedule.
How do I register for Summer Orientation?
You can register online on the Accepted Students Portal beginning Wednesday, May 1.
What is the cost of Orientation?
A fee of $253 will be automatically charged to all new student accounts. This fee covers the costs associated with Summer Orientation, which is required of all incoming students, along with the cost for Opening Day and first-year student programming. Please note that this fee was already included in the costs presented in your financial aid award, and will appear on your first tuition bill.
What if I am a transfer student?
Transfer Student Orientation will take place on Monday, August 12 from 5-7pm or Wednesday, August 14 from 2-4pm. More information will be emailed to our transfer students over the summer.
Summer Orientation is the beginning of your time on the MSMC campus! As such, we want to remind you that you are responsible for adhering to the MSMC Student Code of Conduct and all Residence Life policies. College staff will go over policies in your orientation sessions, however, please ensure you are familiar with College policies by viewing the MSMC Student Handbook online here. These policies are in place to ensure that everyone has a beneficial orientation experience!
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