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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 2017  

  • May 1st : Deadline for Deposit
  • May 8th, 9:00 a.m.: Register for Orientation

  • May 8th: First day to take your mandatory Online Placement Tests and Surveys

    All tests and surveys must be completed by June 11th. You may want to consider taking your exams in early May.        
  • Attend your one-day Orientation on June 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 8th, 9th, 10th, or 11th. 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 Murray Student Center.

  • June 2nd: 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 11th: Deadline for all entering students to complete the following online tests and forms:

  • June 14th: Deadline for submitting First Year Seminar preferences. The form closes at 5:00 p.m.
  • June 16th: 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 21st: Deadline to complete the Peer Mentor Interest Form.

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

July 2017

  • July 21st: Students are notified via email to their Marist Foxmail accounts by the Office of Housing & Residence Life about whether they have been accepted to live in Special Interest Housing.

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

August/September 2017

  • 2nd Week of August:

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

    • Complete the Title IX Training if you have not yet done so. 
  • Last Week of August:

    • August 26th: Move-In Day & start of Welcome Week (All Entering Freshmen and Transfers)

    • August 26th - September 1st: Welcome Week

    • August 27th: ResNet drop-in hours in the Murray Student Center (10:00 am - 4:00 pm)

    • August 27th: Welcome Week MANDATORY Academic Orientation and Transfer Orientation continues.

    • August 27th: ResNet available in Donnelly 101 (12:00 pm - 6:00 pm)
  • August 28th: First Day of Classes

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