Settle In

Merrimack College’s orientation program is an opportunity for incoming admitted students and their families to get settled on campus before the fall semester begins.

Summer Orientation - June 2019:

  • Session 1: June 17-18
  • Session 2: June 19-20
  • Session 3: June 24-25
  • Session 4: June 26-27

Check-In: 8:30am-10:30am, St. Clare Court

Once you arrive on campus, please follow signs (and people!) directing you to St. Clare Court.

 Campus Map & Directions

Student sessions run from 8:30 a.m. day one through 1:00 pm of the second day.

Family sessions run from 8:30 a.m. through 6:00 p.m. of the first day. 

Student Schedule

Day 1

8:30am-10:30am  | Check-In | MackCard Photos | Math Placement Exam | Breakfast

8:30am-11:00am | Resource Fair 

10:00am | Varsity Athlete Pre-Scheduled Meetings |  iTEC & Women in STEM Meeting | Discover Program Meeting

10:15am | Austin Scholars Meeting | Jumpstart Meeting | Women In Health Sciences Meeting | Visual and Performing Arts Meeting

11:00am | Welcome

12:15pm | Group Time

2:00pm | Residence Life Session | Commuter Life Session

3:00pm | Group Time

4:00pm | Academic Success

4:30pm | Campus Safety

5:00pm | Dinner

6:00pm | Group Time

6:30pm | Make It Your Merrimack

8:00pm | Block Party

Day 2

7:15pm-10:30am | Breakfast

8:00am-1:00pm |  Key Return and Check-Out

8:15am | The Student Experience | Honors Program Meeting

9:00am | Warriors at Work Program Meeting

9:00am-12:30pm | Advising and iPad Pick-Up

11:00am-12:30pm | Compass Program Meeting | Promise Program Meeting | Dean’s Forum Meeting | Drive Program Meeting

Family Schedule

Day 1

8:30am-10:30am  | Check-In | Breakfast

8:30am-11:00am | Resource Fair 

10:00am | Varsity Athlete Pre-Scheduled Meetings |  iTEC & Women in STEM Meeting | Discover Program Meeting

10:15am | Austin Scholars Meeting | Jumpstart Meeting | Women In Health Sciences Meeting | Visual and Performing Arts Meeting

11:00am | Welcome

12:15pm | Group Time | Hamel Health and Counseling Session | Wellness Lounge

1:00pm | The Enlightened, Engaged Parent

1:45pm | Campus Safety

2:00pm | Mental Health Matters

2:30pm | Break or Meditation

3:00pm | School Sessions: Girard School of Business, School of Education & Social Policy, School of Health Sciences, School of Liberal Arts, School of Science & Engineering, and Discover (Undeclared Liberal Arts).

4:00pm | Mission & Merrimack

4:30pm | Family Reception 

 

Please note: If your student is involved in the Compass or Promise Program, you are invited to attend an introductory session on Day 2 at 11:00am.

 

Next Steps

Starting in mid-April, Orientation registration and your complete list of to-do items are live in MackTasks. MackTasks lives in myMack, Merrimack’s online student portal.

Frequently Asked Questions

Contact Us

Email us or call us at 978-837-5508.

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