Freshmen and transfer students get the opportunity to register for classes, meet future classmates, and connect with faculty and staff at orientation and registration. It’s the next step to becoming a Mustang!

Freshman Orientation & Registration

All new students must attend one of the orientation and registration sessions. If you live out of state and are unable to travel to campus for orientation and registration, please speak to your admissions counselor to make alternate arrangements. Orientation is 8 AM-4 PM.

  • Friday, June 5, 2020
  • Friday, June 19, 2020
  • Friday, July 10, 2020


View the schedule (PDF)


Transfer Orientation & Registration

Orientation is 12:30-3:30 PM. 

  • April 24
  • June 4
  • June 18
  • July 9
  • August 6


View the schedule (PDF)


What to Bring

  • Deposit: If you haven't already submitted your $200 deposit, please bring it with you at this time. You won't able to register for classes until Mount Mercy has received your deposit. Please speak with your admission counselor if you have any questions about the deposit.

  • Photo ID: A photo ID is required before you're issued a university ID. 

  • Immunization forms: Students must have an immunization form on file with the Health Services office before starting classes.

  • Housing application/exemption: If you haven't already submitted your housing application, you can do it at this time. 

  • Financial aid forms: This step is important so we know you've accepted your aid. 

  • Student-athlete forms: The physical exam form, bio form, and other documents are available on the Mount Mercy Mustangs website under Inside Athletics.

University ID

All Mount Mercy students must obtain a university photo ID. New students can do this when registering for classes. Replacement IDs have a fee of $15. The ID center is located at the Information Desk in the University Center. The student ID is used in the following ways:

  • Laundry for residential students
  • Building and elevator access for Regina and McAuley residents
  • Meal plans
  • Library check-outs
  • Printing in computer labs
  • Charging purchases from dining services, Campus Store, or Information Desk to your student account