we want your experience at the mount to be amazing, so we start it off with an orientation that gives you a chance to meet other new students. new student orientation is when the college transition starts to feel real for both students and parents, and provides new students the opportunity to:
orientation is the official transition point where you change from a prospective student to a mountaineer. the office of orientation and transition programs is here to help you find your way - check out our resources or give us a call anytime at 301-447-6783.
our virtual orientation for spring 2021 will take place on thursday, december 17. learn about student life, what it means to be a mountie, how the mount has successfully navigated the pandemic and has kept students safe, and meet other students in your area while learning exactly what steps you need to take to be prepared for your spring semester.
being new is exciting, and to some it can be a little nerve-racking trying to remember all of the things you need to do. we've got you covered for your virtual spring orientation. our new student orientation checklist and timeline will help you stay on track and meet all the requirements. spring orientation is right around the corner, so register today.
if you’re transferring to the mount, we are ready to help you start fresh! before you arrive in the spring you're invited to attend our virtual spring orientation dates and check off all the things on the transfer checklist before your arrival this spring. spring orientation is right around the corner, so register today.
got questions? we've got answers.
take a slight detour on your way to the mount and enjoy a spectacular week-long trip participating in an activity you're passionate about. with mountward bound you'll meet and connect with other new students and ramp up to the start of your college journey.learn more
we call it mount 101 – a 2-week program for first year students that will get you acclimated to college life and especially life at the mount. the program includes a 3-4 credit humanities course, community building activities, field trips, and more. trust us, it’s a blast! (mount 101 is currently at capacity, however, you may still register for the wait list.)learn more