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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 2015  

  • May 1st : Deadline for Deposit
  • May 11th, 8:30 a.m.: Register for Orientation

  • May 11th: First day to take your mandatory Online Placement Tests and Surveys

    All tests and surveys must be completed by June 7th. 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 29th, 30th, 31st, June 1st, 4th, 5th, 6th, or 7th. 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 29th: First day to complete your First Year Seminar Preference Form. The First Year Seminar Preference Form must be completed by June 12th at 5:00 p.m.
  • June 7th : 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 12th: Deadline for submitting First Year Seminar preferences. The form will close at 5:00 p.m.
  • June 15th: 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 30th: Deadline to submit Health Forms for incoming students.

July 2015

  • 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 2015

  • 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 29th: Move-In Day & start of Welcome Week (All Entering Freshmen and Transfers)

    • August 29th - September 4th: Welcome Week

    • August 29th: ResNet SWAT Tour in the Student Center (8:00 am - 4:00 pm)

    • August 30th: 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 (12:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

    • August 31st - September 2nd: ResNet SWAT Tour in the Alumni Reading Room, 3rd floor of the library (8:30 am - 7:00 pm)
  • August 31st: First Day of Classes

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