Schedule of Events

As a new residential student, we have a full calendar of January Orientation activities planned to help you get acclimated, provide a chance to meet your fellow Warriors and to have some fun. Reference the calendar below to guide you through the daily sessions, both in person and virtually. Check your Merrimack email for a message about your group from your Orientation Leader - it will provide specific instructions on meal times, locations and more. If you have any questions, contact your Orientation Leader or email orientation@merrimack.edu.

Blessing for Students and Their Families on Move-In Day
Female: pdf | video
Male: pdf | video

Wednesday, January 27
Time Event Details
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Grab and Go Meals | Augie’s Pub

Student should grab enough meals to last for 36 hours.

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  Check In and Testing I Multipurpose Room and Fireplace Lounge in Sakowich Campus Center
9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Campus Resource Fair I Zoom Link

Offices represented will include: Twenty-First Century Literacy Partners, Academic Success Center, Accessibility Services, Campus Ministry, Financial Aid, Fitness and Recreation, Hamel health, IT, McQuade Library, O’Brien Center for Career Development, Global Education and International Student Support, Student involvement and the Counseling Center/Wellness Education.

12:30 p.m.- 1:00 p.m. Welcome for Students | Zoom Link 
1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Campus Safety | Zoom Link

2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Academic Success Center I Zoom Link

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Bursar and Financial Aid I Zoom Link
3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. O’Brien Center for Career Development I Zoom Link

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Group Reflection & Review  | Zoom
Students will meet with upperclassmen Orientation Leaders and engage with fellow new students through activities and discussions. Students should refer to email they received from Orientation with their link.

5:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.

Dinner | Zoom Link

7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

 

Residence Life Building Meeting | Zoom Link
Students will hear from Residence Life staff to discuss safety, expectations and residential policies.
8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Survey Says Game Show I Zoom Link

Based on Family Feud, this game pits contestants against each other in a contest to name the most popular responses to survey questions.

Thursday, January 28
Time Event Details
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Breakfast 
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Academic Session by School

Girard School of Business I Zoom Link

Winston School of Education and Social Policy I Zoom Link

School of Health Sciences I Zoom Link

School of Liberal Arts I Zoom Link

School of Science and Engineering I Zoom Link

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. MackActs Part 1 I Zoom Link
11:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.

Mack Acts Part II | Video
Enter passcode MerrimackFall2020! to access the video.

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Lunch 

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Group Time & Review | Various Locations
Students will meet with upperclassmen Orientation Leaders and engage with fellow new students through activities and discussions. Students should refer to email they received from Orientation.

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Diversity and Inclusion Session | Zoom Link

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Wellness Session | Zoom Link
 

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Dinner | Various Locations

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

 

Unity House Open Hours | Unity House
The Unity House is your home away from home. It is a location to interact with your fellow peers and also educate yourself about current issues revolving around diversity equity and inclusion.

8:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.

Paint Night | Various Locations and Zoom Link

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Quiplash Game Night I Zoom Link

Friday, January 29
Time Event Details
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Breakfast | Various Locations
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.  Bookstore Open
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. First Year Student Experience I Zoom Link

Transfer Student Experience I Zoom Link

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Lunch | Various Locations

12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

iPad Pick Up I McQuade Library

2:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Make It Your Merrimack | Zoom Link

3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Group Time | Various Locations
Students will meet with upperclassmen Orientation Leaders and engage with fellow new students through activities and discussions. Students should refer to email they received from Orientation.

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Dinner | Various Locations

Additional Event Info


 

Group Info

All students will receive an email from their Orientation Leaders on January 22, 2021 which let them know about their group number, iPad pick up time, and locations for various events.  If you have not received that email please reach out to orientation@merrimack.edu