Accepted Students

Summer Orientation

Summer Student Group

Summer Orientation 2018

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!

Visit the Accepted Student Portal to register online today!

Orientation Dates

Session 1: Thursday, July 12 – Friday, July 13 (Registration Closed)
Session 2: Tuesday, July 17 – Wednesday, July 18

Download the 2018 Orientation Event Schedule (pdf)

MSMC Student Handbook
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 (pdf). These policies are in place to ensure that everyone has a beneficial orientation experience!

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, provided that you have taken your placement tests.

How do I register for Summer Orientation?
You can register online on the Accepted Students Portal beginning Tuesday, May 1.

What is the cost of Orientation?
A fee of $241 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 Sunday, August 26.  Information will be available in July.

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