Orientation Schedule Fall 2015

Please check in for locations, peer planned social events and an ever expanding comprehensive schedule to welcome YOU to MHC!

Monday, August 31, 2015

10:00 am – after last pickup at Bradley Airport
Arrival and Check-in for International Students
Please note only students who need a visa to enter the United States arrive on this day. The International Student Organizing Committee (ISOC) will meet international students arriving at Bradley International Airport. All other new international students should check in at our “Welcome Lounge.”

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

9:00-11:00 am
Mandatory PPD Test
All new international students are required to have a PPD skin test done before beginning their studies at MHC.

9:00 – 10:30 am
Information Session for International Parents

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Please note that new students who do not need a visa to enter the United States arrive on this day.

8:00-11:00 am
Welcome Tent and Family Resource Fair

Room keys, Orientation schedules, breakfast, and a resource fair for students and families!

11:30 am – Noon
President’s Welcome for New Students and Families
Words of welcome from President Lynn Pasquerella

Noon – 1:30 pm
Opening Day BBQ for all New Students and Families

1:30 – 4:00 pm
Parent and Family Orientation
Hear from student life and academic professionals about your student’s transition into MHC.

5:00 – 6:00 pm
President’s Reception for New Students and Families
President Lynn Pasquerella welcomes new student and families in the garden of her home.

*This concludes the parent and family portion of Orientation.*

Thursday, September 3, 2015

9:30 – 11:30 am
College 101
Join the Dean of Students and the Assistant Dean of Studies/Class Advisor to New Students to learn about social and academic life at MHC! A fun filled session of community building, facts, and insider tips on how to navigate your new college world!

1:30 – 5:00 pm
Academic Advising Sessions
All new students meet with faculty advisors in faculty offices

Thursday, September 3, 2015 – Monday, September 7, 2015

A full Orientation schedule!

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Convocation!

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Classes Start

Please check in for locations, peer planned social events and an ever expanding comprehensive schedule to welcome YOU to MHC!