Welcome from the Orientation Team

Thanks for joining us virtually for Orientation! Our Orientation Coordinators and Leaders are excited to meet you!

Schedule of Events

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 - all from the comfort of your home. 

Reference the calendar below to guide you through the day’s virtual sessions. Make sure you check your Merrimack email 24 hours before logging on for the day for a message about your group from your Orientation Leaders, including links on how to access your virtual group time. 

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

June 29, 2021 Schedule
Time Event Details
8:30- 9:30 a.m.
Academic Major Changes and MackTasks Questions- Zoom Link

Academic Success Center and Admissions Staff will be available for major changes as well as staff available to discuss any questions regarding MackTasks.

9:00-9:30 a.m.
Austin Scholars Meeting- Zoom Link
9:30-10 a.m.
Welcome- Zoom Link

Orientation kicks off with a live session welcome from 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!

10-11 a.m.
What does it mean to be a Warrior?- Zoom Link

This session will assist you in exploring who you are and the Merrimack College
community you will be joining.

11 a.m.-noon
Wellness Session- Zoom Link

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

12:30-1:30 p.m.
Group Time with Orientation Leaders

You will join your Orientation Leaders in live small groups and have the opportunity to meet fellow classmates and become better acquainted with Merrimack. Please see the email from your Orientation Leaders regarding your individual group link.

1:30-2:30 p.m.
Residence Life Session- Zoom Link

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

Commuter Session- Zoom Link

Commuter students will learn the ins and outs of being a commuter via a live session with commuter student support staff and fellow commuters.

2:30-3:00 p.m.

 

3:00-3:30 p.m.

Academic Success Center- Zoom Link

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

Opportunity to meet with faculty within your school and understand more of what is like to be your major at Merrimack.

School of Liberal Arts- Zoom Link

Girard School of Business- Zoom Link 

School of Health Sciences- Zoom Link 

Winston School of Education and Social Policy- Zoom Link 

School of Science and Engineering- Zoom Link 

3:30-4:15 p.m.

 

4:15- 5:00 p.m.

Group Time with Orientation Leaders

Students will join their Orientation Leaders in live small groups and have the opportunity to meet fellow classmates and become better acquainted with Merrimack. Please see the email from your Orientation Leaders regarding your individual group link.

Engagement Fair- Zoom Link

The O’Brien Center for Career Development, Fitness and Recreation and the Office of Student Involvement will be available to answer questions and connect students and families to key engagement opportunities when they return in the fall.

Academic Resource Fair- Zoom Link

This would include opportunities to meet with members of the Academic Success Center for schedule changes.