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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 2014  

  • 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 8th. You may want to consider taking your exams in early May.        
    • Placement Exams (Modern Language and Mathematics);

    • Sports Interest Questionnaire;

    • Complete the Post-Orientation Survey after your Orientation day.
  • Attend your one-day Orientation on May 30th, 31st, June 1st, 2nd, 5th, 6th, 7th, or 8th. 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.

  • May 30th: First day to complete your First Year Seminar Preference form. The First Year Seminar preference form must be completed by June 20th at 5:00 p.m.
  • June 8th : Deadline for all entering students to complete the following online tests and forms:

    • Placement Exams (Modern Language and Mathematics);

    • Sports Interest Questionnaire;

    • Complete the Post-Orientation Survey after your Orientation day.

  • June 16th: Deadline to complete Special Interest Housing Applications.

  Marist currently offers special interest living for science majors and students in the Honors Program. TheScience Majors
  Floor
works with the School of Science and 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 20th Deadline for submitting First Year Seminar preferences. The form will close at 5:00 p.m.

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

July 2014

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

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

August/September 2014

  • 2nd Week of August:

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

  • First Week of September:

    • August 31st: Move-In Day & Start of Welcome Week (All Entering Freshmen and Transfers)

    • August 31st - September 5th: Welcome Week

    • August 31st: ResNet SWAT Tour in Student Center room 3102.  

    • September 1st: Welcome Week MANDATORY Academic Orientation and Transfer Orientation continues.

    • September 1st - 3rd: ResNet SWAT Tour in the Alumni Reading Room, 3rd floor of the library.

  • September 2nd: First Day of Classes

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