Fall Orientation

Fall Orientation 

Thank you to everyone who joined us on August 19-23 for Orientation. We hope it got you excited for your first semester as a Merrimack student.  

In Case You Missed It

Mandatory Videos

All new students are required to watch MackActs Part I and MackActs Part II. Enter passcode MerrimackFall2020! to access the videos.

Door Decoration Competition

Want to make an impression and introduce yourself to the community - all while competing for a prize?
Residence Life is hosting a Door Decoration Competition.

How It Works

  • Grab some decorating supplies from the tables set up in each lobby (or in the leasing office for RC and OB Townhouses).
  • Use these supplies with your roommates to decorate your exterior door (for RC residents, the door decorations will be on the inside of the door).
  • Introduce yourselves and represent your room/suite through your decorations.
  • Use our supplies or your own additional materials, as long as they follow the rules.


  • Decorations must be completed and you must submit a picture of the door by August 28 at noon,
  • Submit your picture through Direct Message (DM) to the RHA Instagram account Merrimack_RHA.


  • The RHA Instagram will post the pictures over the weekend and then everyone gets to vote by “liking” their favorites! Voting will be open from August 31 - September 3.
  • There will be three winners that will receive gift cards:
    1. The picture with the most likes on RHA’s Insta
    2. Residence Life Professional Staff’s Favorite
    3. RHA’s Favorite
  • Winners will be announced on September 4.