Schedule of Events

We are offering two choices for June overnight in-person sessions:

  1. Monday, June 14-Tuesday, June 15
  2. Monday, June 21-Tuesday, June 22

We have a full calendar of Orientation activities planned for you. You’ll get acclimated to campus, meet your fellow Warriors and have some fun.

Reference the calendar below to guide you through the daily sessions. Make sure you check your Merrimack email for more communication from the Orientation team. It will provide specific instructions regarding coming on to campus, parking, check-in locations and more.

If you have any questions, contact your Orientation Leader or email orientation@merrimack.edu.

Day 1
Time Event Details
3:30-5:30 p.m.
Check In- Rogers Center Patio
  • MackCard
  • Giveaway Bag
  • Key Check In
5:30-6 p.m. 
Welcome- Rogers Center for the Arts
Orientation kicks off with a 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!
6-7:30 p.m.
Dinner/Group Time with Orientation Leaders- Sparky’s and Various Locations

Students will join their Orientation Leaders in small groups and have the opportunity to meet fellow classmates and become better acquainted with the Merrimack community. Students will have a chance to review their schedule for tomorrow.

8:15 p.m.
Block Party- St. Clare Court

This is the time for students to interact with each other and our Orientation Leaders. There will be various games, activities and food trucks.

Day 2
Time Event Details
8:30-9:30 a.m.
Breakfast with Groups- Sparky’s, Sakowich Campus Center
 
9:00-9:30 a.m.
Austin Scholars Meeting- Gladstone Tent
9:30-10:30 a.m.
What does it mean to be a Warrior?- Cascia Hall

This session will assist you in exploring values and your transition as you join the Merrimack College community.

10:45-11:45 a.m.
Wellness Session- Auditorium, McQuade Library 

This session will have you look at all of the ways wellness impacts you and start the conversation on how to care for yourself now and when you arrive at Merrimack.

11:45 a.m.- 1 p.m.
Lunch/Group Time with Orientation Leaders- Sparky’s and Various Locations

Students will join their Orientation Leaders in small groups and have the opportunity to meet fellow classmates and become better acquainted with Merrimack.

1-2 p.m.

Residence Life Session- McQuade Auditorium

Resident students will learn more about the benefits of the Merrimack College residential experience in this session with members of the Residence Life Staff.

Commuter Session- Cascia Hall

Commuter students will learn the ins and outs of being a commuter student on our campus from our commuter student support staff and from fellow commuters.

2:15-3:15 p.m.
Academic Success Center- Crowe Executive Room

Learn how to read an academic schedule, understand how advising works at Merrimack and get prepared for a successful fall semester.

Faculty Staff Meet and Greet- Crowe Hall

An opportunity to meet with faculty from your school and understand more of about the experience in your major at Merrimack.

3:15-5 p.m.

Group Time with Orientation Leaders- Various Locations

Students will join their Orientation Leaders in small groups and have the opportunity to meet fellow classmates and become better acquainted with Merrimack.

Engagement Fair- O’Brien Plaza

Various campus offices will be available to answer questions and connect students and families to key engagement opportunities when they return in the fall.

Academic Resource Fair- Gladstone Tent

An opportunity to meet with members of the Academic Success Center for schedule changes.

iPad Pick Up- Second Floor, McQuade Library