Thank you to everyone who tuned in for virtual Orientation! We hope it got you excited to become part of the Merrimack family. We’ve created a comprehensive playlist of all the sessions. See below for various content featured throughout the day.
2. Office hours: We enjoyed meeting many of you during our virtual resource fair! Departments that were available included: Austin Scholars, Discover, Global Education and International Student Support, Multicultural Initiatives, Music Initiatives, O’Brien Center, Parent and Family programs, Office of Student Involvement and the Writing Center. If you have any follow up questions for any of our campus partners, email email@example.com and we’ll point you in the right direction.
Orientation kicked off with a live session welcome from College leadership and our Orientation Leader staff! Become immersed in the Merrimack culture and community and learn why every day is a great day to be a Warrior!
Enlightened and Engaged Parent
In this live session, our Vice President of Student Affairs/Dean of Students and Dean of Student Success and Academic Support discussed how to stay close to students in college while allowing them to become independent students.
In this live session, family members heard from the Merrimack College Police Department about the measures taken to keep students safe.
Mental Health Matters
In this live session, representatives from the Hamel Health and Counseling Center reviewed the most common ways that students’ mental health will be challenged in college and how to help them stay emotionally fit.
Mission and Merrimack
In this pre-recorded session, hear insight into the values upon which Merrimack was founded as expressed in the Mission and Vision Statement of the College, and the pivotal role that it plays on campus every day.
Parents and family members of students enrolled in Compass and Promise programs were invited to learn about the program and its benefits via live sessions with their program directors. If you are not sure if your student is in Compass or Promise please encourage them to check their email or admission letter. When in doubt, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we can help!
We’ve answered key questions related to Orientation and will continue to share updates and information directly with the campus community via email. If a question you have is not answered, please email@example.com.