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New Student Orientation

Orientation Logo-2015June 12, 2015 or June 19, 2015

All students are required to attend one session.

Registration is now closed. Registration questions should be directed to (301) 447-6783. 

Summer Orientation Schedule (now available to download for students and parents)

Orientation will begin around 10:00 a.m.

Complete Parent Evaluation! 

The Orientation Committee is thrilled to welcome the
Class of 2019 to Orientation 2015!

Your Next Steps ...

  1. Register for Orientation 
    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 week of May 25; these instructions will be sent to the email address listed on your Mount St. Mary's application.

  3. Complete Language Placement Testing
    Language testing is required by all students and is to be completed online before Orientation.  Transfer students do not need to complete Foreign Language Testing.

  4. Prepare Mandatory Health Forms
    All students must print and bring completed forms to Orientation

  5. Apply for On-Campus Housing
    For resident students only.

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

  • Accounting and Finance

  • Campus Activities

  • Campus Ministry

  • Center for Instructional Technology (CIT)

  • The Center for Student Diversity

  • Financial Aid

  • Outdoor Adventures

  • Office of Social Justice

  • Public Safety

  • Residence Life

After Orientation

After your Orientation there are a few dates to remember

June 1-July 15 — Sign up for Mountward Bound trips
July 15 — First Payment is Due
August 3 — Final Course Schedules are available on Portal
TBA — Housing Assignments become available
August 16-18 — Mountward Bound trips begin
August 21 — Move In Day (find out more)

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

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