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New Student Orientation

June 17 or June 24

All students are required to attend one session.

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► Summer Orientation Schedule (coming soon)

The Orientation Committee is thrilled to welcome the
Class of 2020 to Orientation 2016!

Your Next Steps ...

  1. Register for Orientation (link coming soon)
    Registration information is mailed to the home address, and all students are required to attend one of the two Orientations sessions.

  2. Set Up Your Mount Email
    Students will receive detailed instructions on how to set up their Mount email the last week of May; these instructions will be sent to their personal email address.

  3. Complete Language Placement Testing
    Language testing is required by all students and is to be completed online before Orientation

  4. Prepare Required Health Forms
    Please print and bring completed forms to Orientation

  5. Apply for On-Campus Housing (link coming June 1)
    For resident students only. (Mount Email required to apply)

About Orientation

Orientation is a one day event which provides students with all of the information necessary to help make the transition to living at the Mount a seamless and enjoyable experience.

The Orientation Committee hosts informative presentations designed to integrate students into the Mount community. Students have the opportunity to meet with academic advisors, schedule fall courses, meet their classmates and maybe even connect with a future roommate!

The campus offices represented at orientation are:

  • Academic Affairs

  • Residence life

  • Campus Activities

  • Campus Ministry

  • The Center for Student Diversity

  • Financial Aid

  • Accounting

After Orientation

After your Orientation there are a few dates to remember

June 1 — Housing Application Opens
June 1 — Sign up begins for Mountward Bound trips (closes July 15)
June 15 — First Payment Due
TBA — Final Course Schedules are Distributed
July 1 — Housing Applications Due
August 13 — Mountward Bound trips begin (Start date varies on desired program)
August 19 — New Student Move In Day
August 22 — Classes Begin

Thank you for choosing Mount St. Mary's University, and please email Orientation if you have any questions.

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