|9 a.m.||Breakfast- Sparky’s, Sakowich Campus Center|
Student and Family Check In- McQuade Library
Students that could not join us on Friday will check in with Admission staff, Hamel Health Center staff, and receive their Merrimack ID Card.
Welcome- McQuade Auditorium, McQuade Library
Orientation kicks off with a welcome by Merrimack College leadership and our Orientation Team! Become immersed in the Merrimack culture and community and learn why every day is a great day to be a Warrior!
Mission and Merrimack- McQuade Auditorium, McQuade Library
Join Fr. Ray Dlugos, vice president of mission and ministry, in this session to learn more about the Augustinian values upon which Merrimack was founded as expressed in the College’s Mission and Vision Statement, and the pivotal role that it plays on campus every day. After this session, students will go to their sessions with their Orientation Team Leaders.
First Year Student Experience- Crowe 207
Transfer Student Experience- Crowe 208
International Student Experience- Crowe 209
|11 a.m.-5 p.m.|
Decompression Zone- Hub 102
Opportunity for students who are feeling overwhelmed to take a break and practice some wellness activities before rejoining the Orientation sessions or groups.
Assistant Deans Meet and Greet Lunch – Cascia Hall
Dine over lunch with the Academic Assistant Deans of the College.
Educated Choices – Hub 101
Students will learn more about the College’s Policies and ways to support your time at Merrimack from our Assistant Dean of Students along with our Wellness Educator & CARE Coordinator.
MCPD / Emergency Preparedness – Hub 101
Campus safety is a priority at Merrimack College. The Merrimack College Police Department will share safety strategies and services that are available on campus.
|3-3:45 p.m.||Counseling and Wellness Education- Hub 101|
Transitioning to a new college experience is exciting and overwhelming all at the same time. Our Counseling and Wellness Education team will share some tips and tricks to keep health as a priority during this transition.
Unpacking Identities – Hub 101
Our Assistant Dean of Intercultural Initiatives will lead us in this educational session on diversity, equity and inclusion on our campus. Campus resources will be provided at this session.
Residence Life and Commuter Student Social – Cascia
Students will have the opportunity to learn about the ins and outs of being a commuter or residential student. This session will be facilitated by members of our Residence Life staff, Commuter Student support staff and fellow students.
Dinner & Unity House Open Hours – Sparky’s & Unity House
Join your Orientation group for dinner in Sparky’s and then visit Unity House. The Unity House promotes diversity and multiculturalism across campus.
Late Night Social- 47 Lounge
Join fellow students and members of the Orientation Team for snacks, games, trivia and a movie.