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June Family Orientation Schedule

 

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Day 1 - June 23 or June 25

10:00am                     
Mass                                                                                               
Austin Hall
Students and families are welcome to join the Merrimack College community in a morning Mass.

10:30am-12:00pm    
Brunch                                                                                                    
Sparky’s Place
Brunch available at Sparky’s Place.

10:30am-11:30am     
Athletic Orientation                                                                        
Volpe Center, Blue Line Club
Open to the families who are on the coaches’ preseason roster for 2014-2015. Join the athletic department staff and upper-class student-athletes for an informative session on department goals, philosophies and policies.                                       

11:00am-11:15am     
Merrimack Experience: Introduction                                         
Multi Purpose Room
Fr. Ray Dlugos, O.S.A. Vice President for Mission and Student Affairs will address families on the academic and social transitions of college.

11:15am-11:50pm     
Merrimack’s Augustinian Mission                                               
Multi Purpose Room
Learn about the values on which Merrimack College is founded and which will be guiding your students’ life over the next four years and beyond.

12:00pm-12:30pm     
Merrimack Experience: Opening Session                             
Multi Purpose Room                                                                               Orientation Coordinators will introduce the day’s schedule with students and families.

12:30pm-2:00pm      
The Enlightened, Engaged & Empowered Parent                     
Multi Purpose Room
The Campus Life staff will talk with you about how to stay close to your students in college while letting them go. Learn what some of the transitions to college life will be for you and your child.  We will help you answer questions such as “How often should I text my son/daughter?”

2:15pm-3:00pm        
School Sessions                                                                         
Various Locations
Which school are you interested in?  Learn more about the schools straight from the Deans themselves!

  • STEM: Multi Purpose Room                             
  • Liberal Arts: Murray Lounge
  • Business: Rogers Center for the Arts              
  • Undeclared: Meeting Room B
  • Education: Cascia Hall

3:05pm-3:30pm        
Opportunity is Knocking Panel                                               
Rogers Center for the Arts
Families will get the opportunity to live the college experience and learn about the activities and leadership positions available on campus.

3:30pm-4:00pm        
Merrimack Recourses                                      
Rogers Center for the Arts
A variety of campus offices such as Residence Life, Student Involvement, Sodexo Dining services, Hamel Health, Campus Ministry, Career Services, Academic Enrichment, Information Technology, the Bookstore, Police Services, McQuade Library, Financial Aid/Bursars Office, Merrimack Post Office, Optional Laptop Purchase Program, TMS Payment Plans, & International Programs will be available to help answer questions.

4:00pm-4:30pm        
Career Services                                                                        
Rogers Center for the Arts
Representatives from the O’Brien Center for Student Success will be available to answer any questions about helping students with their internship, co-op, and career search

4:30pm-5:00pm        
Financial Aid Presentation                                              
Rogers Center for the Arts
David Martinez of the Bursar’s Office and Adrienne Montgomery, Director of Financial Aid will present tips on management of your student’s financial affairs, including college loan options as well as other important information.

5:00pm-5:30pm        
Parent Panel                                                               
Rogers Center for the Arts
Get the scoop on Merrimack College from parents of current Merrimack students

5:30pm-6:30pm        
Reception                                                                
McQuade Library
Please join Fr. Ray Dlugos O.S.A. and other members of our faculty and staff for some light refreshments as we close out the Family Orientation Program.

*Schedule is tentative and subject to change