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Orientation Checklist

New Student Orientation at Marist College

*Please note that links on this page are in red font

This page contains important dates as well as the links you need to complete various tasks. Please read the Frequently Asked Questions section before proceeding. You will find information about registering for Orientation, placement exams, changing your major, receiving your course schedule, what to expect at Orientation, and more.

May/June 2016  

  • May 1st : Deadline for Deposit
  • May 9th, 8:30 a.m.: Register for Orientation

  • May 9th: First day to take your mandatory Online Placement Tests and Surveys

    All tests and surveys must be completed by June 12th. You may want to consider taking your exams in early May.        
    • Placement Exams (Modern Language and Mathematics);

    • Sports Interest Questionnaire;

    • Music Interest/Course Selection Form;

    • Complete the Post-Orientation Survey after your Orientation day.
  • Attend your one-day Orientation on June 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th. You will receive your schedule for the day when you check in at the registration desk. Check-in for Orientation begins at 8:00 am in the Student Center.

  • June 3rd: First day to complete the following forms:

    • First Year Seminar Preference Form

    • Housing Special Interest Housing Applications (Honors and Science)

    • Peer Mentor Program Interest Form
  • June 12th : Deadline for all entering students to complete the following online tests and forms:

    • Placement Exams (Modern Language and Mathematics);

    • Sports Interest Questionnaire;

    • Music Interest/Course Selection Form;
    • Complete the Post-Orientation Survey after your Orientation day.

  • June 17th: Deadline to complete Special Interest Housing Applications.
    Marist currently offers special interest living for science majors and students in the Honors Program.  The Science Majors Floor is for students who are declared science majors.  The Honors Floor is for students accepted into the Marist Honors Program (more information regarding the Honors Floor is available here).

  • June 24th: Deadline for all entering students to complete the following online form:
    • Peer Mentor Interest Form

  • June 30th: Deadline to submit Health Forms for incoming students.

July 2016

  • July 22nd: Students are notified by the Office of Housing & Residence Life about their Special Interest Housing Applications.

  • End of July: Parking registration website will open. An e-mail notification will be sent by the Office of Safety and Security.

August/September 2016

  • 2nd Week of August:

    • Residents: Take this opportunity to contact your roommates to discuss living arrangements.

  • Last Week of August/First Week of September:

    • August 27th: Move-In Day & start of Welcome Week (All Entering Freshmen and Transfers)

    • August 27th - September 2nd: Welcome Week

    • August 27th: ResNet SWAT Tour in the Student Center (8:00 am - 4:00 pm)

    • August 28th: Welcome Week MANDATORY Academic Orientation and Transfer Orientation continues.

    • August 28th: ResNet available in Donnelly 101 (12:00 pm - 7:00 pm)
  • August 29th: First Day of Classes

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