Campus Life at Merrimack


Get Ready for Merrimack!

We are excited to welcome you to Merrimack!  Our Orientation program is for all new first year and transfer students and a major step in getting ready for Merrimack.

2023 New Student Orientation

Orientation Leader holding a sign leading students across the grass.All new students (residents and commuters) are required to participate in two Orientation sessions:

  1. June Orientation session
  2. Fall Orientation session
June Orientation

Thank you to all new students and families for joining us for our June 2023 Orientation sessions.

Fall Orientation
  • Fall Orientation begins with move-in day in August through the first day of classes.
  • This year the dates will be Thursday, August 24, 2023, through Sunday, August 27, 2023.
  • Students should expect to be in sessions most of the day on these dates. The schedule will available via the CORQ app, Warrior’s Network and the Merrimack website.
  • Resident students begin their day on Thursday, August 24, 2023, with their move-in time.
  • Commuter students begin their day on Thursday, August 24, 2023 with check-in from 3-4 p.m. in the Sakowich Campus Center.
  • The Welcome BBQ for students and their families begins at 4:30 p.m. in the O’Brien Plaza outside of the Sakowich Campus Center.

2023 January New Student Orientation

All new students (residents and commuters) were required to participate in January Orientation which began with move-in day in January through the first day of classes.  Students can find the presentations from the January Orientation program on the new student Canvas site.

Directory of Departments

We’ve compiled a campus directory with contact information for each of the important departments you need to know about as a new Merrimack student and family.

Contact Us

Follow us on Instagram @merrimackorientation.