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Orientation

Information for Students

Registration Information

Within a week of the admission office receiving your enrollment deposit, you will receive an email with your student username and password. Follow the instructions in this email, then log into myMack. 

Once you are logged into myMack, choose “MackTasks” from the top menu bar and select “Orientation Registration” from your TO DO list. Three additional tasks (Emergency Contact Info, Orientation Housing Form and Computer User Agreement) are included in the orientation registration form.

For information on how to setup your account, watch this video.

 

Tentative Schedule

The following schedule is tentative and subject to change:

Day 1

Time
Activity
9:00 -10:45 am Check-in, St. Clare Court
9:00 -11:30 am Brunch
10:00 -10:30 am

Community Meeting: Austin Scholars

  Community Meeting: iTEC
10:00 -11:00 am Athletics Open Hours: Varsity student-athletes may attend their pre-scheduled meetings at this time.
  Honors Program Meeting (students only)
  Chai Chats: Multicultural Merrimack 
10:30 -11:00 am Community Meeting: Global Leadership in Action
  Community Meeting: Women in STEM
11:30 -12:30 pm Welcome to the Merrimack Community
12:45 - 2:00 pm Group Time
2:00 - 3:00 pm Won’t You Be My Neighbor?
  Commuter Student Confidential
3:00 - 3:30 pm Walking the Campus Map
3:30 -4:00 pm Academic Success: Fall Schedules, Advising and Getting Ready for the Fall Semester
4:00 - 4:30 pm Enlightened, Engaged, Empowered Warriors
4:30 - 5:00 pm Mass
  Group Meeting: For students not attending Mass, check in with your orientation leader
5:00 pm Dinner
  Compass Program Meeting and Dinner
  Promise Program Meeting and Dinner
  Provost’s Colloquia Meeting and Dinner
6:30 pm Playfair
7:45 pm Improv Asylum
9:00 pm Block Party
 

Day 2

Time
Activity
7:30 am Breakfast
8:15 am The Student Experience and Group Photo
9:00 am Student Rotations (as assigned)
10:30 -11:00 am Brunch
 1:00 pm Key Return
 1:00 pm Student Pick-up

What to Bring

Students will stay overnight in a residence hall between the first and second day of their orientation. Please bring the following items with you:

  • Pillow.
  • Bedding and/or sleeping bag.
  • Towel.
  • Toiletries.
  • A small fan (there is no air conditioning in your overnight housing).
  • Casual clothes.
  • Comfortable shoes (there will be a lot of walking).
  • A sweatshirt or light jacket.
  • Rain jacket/umbrella if rain is forecasted.
  • Know your MyMack login info as well as your Apple ID. Make sure Apple ID is your own and not a parent’s or family member’s. Assistance will be provided at orientation. 

Bookstore Hours

Monday 8 am to 6 pm
Tuesday 8 am to 4 pm
Wednesday 8 am to 6 pm
Thursday 8 am to 4 pm

Warrior’s Den Hours

Monday 8 am to 6 pm
Tuesday 8 am to 2 pm
Wednesday 8 am to 6 pm
Thursday 8 am to 2 pm

Contact Information

Office of Student Affairs
978-837-5175
orientation@merrimack.edu