New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation is designed to introduce you to life here at Mount Ida College. This mandatory program for all incoming students, includes meeting your fellow classmates, exploring campus and participating in a variety of social events. Know that whatever session you choose, our orientation leaders are here to help you get to know your new home – so come, bring questions and have fun. Sign up for orientation here.

Sample freshman student orientation schedule:

Day one

After a welcome by the President, you join your orientation group for a packed day of activities and workshops that will orient you to Mount Ida College and provide you with many opportunities to get to know your new classmates. Workshops include college expectations, academic overview, meeting your Success Coach, lunch and dinner and an evening of activities to unwind and socialize with your new peers.

Day two

The morning starts with breakfast and a session with Financial Aid, followed by a bringing it all together session. The day ends with the closing ceremony, where you can rejoin your parents and say goodbye to your new friends until you return for the fall semester.

Please note that transfer student orientations are just one-day events.