Academic Guide for New Students

As you begin your Mount Holyoke journey, monitor your Mount Holyoke email account at least weekly. Important and time-sensitive information about things like housing and registration will be sent to this email.

The Academic Guide for new students can be found within my.mtholyoke. In order to access my.mtholyoke, you must log in using your username and password. This is the same username and password you receive via email in May/September and use to submit your first-year seminar preferences before registration. If you are in need of assistance regarding your user name/email ID before your arrival on campus, please contact the Admission Office at (413-538-2023).

Once you have logged in, visit the my.mtholyoke Academic Guide for New Students to learn more about the steps needed to register for classes.

Special courses of study

Advanced placement, course placements and transfer credit

For information about transferring in Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, and A-level (and other international) examinations, and/or some college coursework completed while in high school, please consult the Transfer & Advance Placement Credit policy. Visit this informational my.mtholyoke page about placement in Computer Science, Math, Music, and Language courses.

Additional campus resources

  • Disability Services offers support services to students with all types of disabilities. If applicable, you should register with Disability Services to receive appropriate accommodations.
  • The Office of Residential Life answers questions about roommate assignments and housing.
  • The Office of the Registrar answers questions about credit transfer, meeting requirements, AP credits, course registration and policies on adding and dropping.