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Freshman Orientation Day | June 3

June 3
8:15 AM - 5:00 PM

Freshman Orientation Day

Incoming freshmen and guests are invited to the Hill on June 3.

Congratulations on becoming a future Mustang! Visit us on the Hill to become familiar with our programs, faculty, and students. For more information about the orientation process, visit our Orientation page with further details.

Attending an Orientation session gets you one step closer to becoming a Mustang. Orientation is a one-day event designed to help you meet your peers, your advisor, register for classes, and hear about the resources MMU has to offer! Incoming students and guests are invited to the Hill on the dates listed below.

Finalized schedules and details will be sent to students prior to their Orientation experience. We look forward to welcoming you to Mount Mercy University!

Tentative Locations⁠—may be subject to change.

8:15 AM-8:30 AM⁠—Check-In | University Center

8:30 AM-8:50 AM⁠—Welcome | Chapel

Students and Guests split⁠—Students split into groups of Blue, Gold, and Silver.

9:00 AM-9:30 AM⁠—Orientation Group Breakout | Various Outdoor Locations

9:30 AM-10:15 AM⁠—Student Panel | Donnelly 300

10:15 AM-10:45 AMCurriculum & Systems Overview | Donnelly 300

10:45 AM-11:00 AM⁠— Campus Store & Books | Donnelly 300

11:00 AM-11:30 AMLunch | Dining Hall

11:30 AM-3:00 PM— Rotating Sessions: Advising & Registration, The Mustang Way, and Student Life at MMU | See Below

3:00 PM-4:30 PM—Rotating Sesions: One-on-One Financial Aid & Student Accounts Meetings, Campus & Residence Hall Tours, and Resource Fair | See Below

Additional Opportunities:

RAC Open House

4:30 PM—Student Athlete Session & Project Connect | Donnelly 300
McAuley Scholars | Donnelly 301

5:00 PM—McAuley Scholars & Project Connect Session | Donnelly 301

 

Rotating Student Sessions 1

11:30 AM-12:40 PM
BlueAdvising/Registration | Basile Hall 204 Flaherty & Lab
GoldThe Mustang Way | McAuley Theater
SilverStudent Life @ MMU | Busse Library Wente Center 

12:40 PM-1:50 PM
BlueStudent Life @ MMU | Busse Library Wente Center 
GoldAdvising/Registration | Basile Hall 204 Flaherty & Lab
SilverThe Mustang Way | McAuley Theater

1:50 PM-3:00 PM
BlueThe Mustang Way | McAuley Theater
GoldStudent Life @ MMU | Busse Library Wente Center 
SilverAdvising/Registration | Basile Hall 204 Flaherty & Lab

 

Rotating Student/Guest Sessions 2

3:00 PM-3:30 PM
BlueFinancial Aid Meetings | Basile Hall 204 Flaherty & Lab
GoldResource Fair | University Center
SilverTours: Campus, Res Hall & Bookstore | McAuley Dining Hall

3:30 PM-4:00 PM
BlueTours: Campus, Res Hall & Bookstore | McAuley Dining Hall
GoldFinancial Aid Meetings | Basile Hall 204 Flaherty & Lab
SilverResource Fair | University Center

4:00 PM-4:30 PM
BlueResource Fair | University Center
GoldTours: Campus, Res Hall & Bookstore | McAuley Dining Hall
SilverFinancial Aid Meetings | Basile Hall 204 Flaherty & Lab

Attending an Orientation session gets you one step closer to becoming a Mustang. Orientation is a one-day event designed to help you meet your peers, your advisor, register for classes, and hear about the resources MMU has to offer! Incoming students and guests are invited to the Hill on the dates listed below.

Finalized schedules and details will be sent to students prior to their Orientation experience. We look forward to welcoming you to Mount Mercy University!

Tentative Locations⁠ and Speakers—may be subject to change.

8:15 AM-8:30 AM⁠—Check-In | University Center

8:30 AM-8:50 AM⁠—Welcome | Chapel

9:00 AM-9:30 AM—Why Mount Mercy? with Nate Klein | Betty Cherry

9:30 AM-10:00 AM—Curriculum & Expectations with Registrar | Betty Cherry

10:00 AM-10:15 AM—Financial Aid with Beth Davenport | Betty Cherry

10:15 AM-10:45 AM—Residence Life Q&A with Janet Irankunda | Betty Cherry

10:45 AM-11:30 AM—Campus Resources: Slingshot, DEI, Career Services, Dining, ACE, Student Engagement | Betty Cherry

11:30 AM-12:00 PM—Student Panel | Betty Cherry

12:00 PM-12:45 PM—Lunch | McAuley Dining Hall

1:00 PM-3:00 PM—Pick-Your-Own Sessions | See Below

3:00 PM-4:30 PM—Rotating Sessions: One-on-One Financial Aid &  Student Accounts Meetings, Campus & Residence Hall Tours, and Resource Fair | See Below

Additional Opportunities:

RAC Open House

4:30 PM—Student Athlete Session & Project Connect | Donnelly 300
McAuley Scholars | Donnelly 301

5:00 PM—McAuley Scholars & Project Connect Session | Donnelly 301

 

Pick-Your-Own Sessions

1:00 PM-1:30 PM
Session 1 | Session 2 | Session 3

1:30 PM-2:00 PM
Session 1 | Session 2 | Session 3

2:00 PM-2:30 PM
Session 1 | Session 2 | Session 3

2:30 PM-3:00 PM
Session 1 | Session 2 | Session 3

 

Rotating Sessions

3:00 PM-3:30 PM
BlueFinancial Aid Meetings | Basile Hall 204 Flaherty & Lab
GoldResource Fair | University Center
SilverTours: Campus, Res Hall & Bookstore | McAuley Dining Hall

3:30 PM-4:00 PM
BlueTours: Campus, Res Hall & Bookstore | McAuley Dining Hall
GoldFinancial Aid Meetings | Basile Hall 204 Flaherty & Lab
SilverResource Fair | University Center

4:00 PM-4:30 PM
BlueResource Fair | University Center
GoldTours: Campus, Res Hall & Bookstore | McAuley Dining Hall
SilverFinancial Aid Meetings | Basile Hall 204 Flaherty & Lab