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The Academic Success Center

Provost Colloquia

Merrimack College students have a unique opportunity to engage with faculty and administrators to further their intellectually rich academic experiences.

Merrimack College Provost Colloquia are typically held during the fall semester. These monthly gatherings create an opportunity for a select group of freshmen to connect with deans, vice provosts and the provost for intellectual exchange.

The conversations center on contemporary life and the pursuit of wisdom, and often take place around a shared meal or experience. They are designed to offer a stimulating and provocative atmosphere to accentuate the academic experience during first semester. Colloquia might focus on the role of education in life, career and professional development, service to the greater good, and living a life with meaning.

Invited freshmen will be enrolled into one of the colloquium; the leader of the colloquium will communicate in late summer regarding meeting times and requirements.

The colloquium will take place outside the regular course schedule. It is not a requirement, and is not a class that you get a grade in or earn credit for taking.

It will, however, provide an invaluable opportunity for students to engage with an additional mentor at Merrimack and with peers seeking a more interactive experience at college.

Contact Info

Academic Success Center
Third floor, McQuade Library