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Saints Nation Orientation

Saints Nation Orientation

Registration Opens Soon for 2014-2015!

The mission of the New Student Orientation program is to welcome and include new students into all aspects of the Maryville University community: academically, communally, professionally, socially and spiritually.  The full weekend program provides new students with opportunities to meet new and returning students in their major, University Seminar classmates and instructor (first-year students only), as well as other members of the Maryville community during information sessions, interactive activities, and evening entertainment.  You don’t want to miss out on any part of Orientation!

View the Schedule from LAST YEAR 2013

Check out last year’s 2013 New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation flipbook

For First-Year Students

Residents: Thursday, August 22-Sunday, August 25
*Residential students will move-in on Thursday, August 22nd

Commuters: Friday, August 23-Sunday, August 25

For Transfer Students

Option 1: Tuesday, August 20 from 11:15 am-4:00 pm
This session is designed specifically for transfer students who want basic information in a brief, informal setting.
*Move-In will be Thursday, August 22rd.

Option 2: Friday, August 23 – Sunday, August 25
This full weekend program will provide commuter and residential students with opportunities to explore campus life, meet faculty and staff in your academic school, and develop new friendships.

Option 3: Tuesday, August 20 AND Friday, August 23-Sunday, August 25

By participating in both Options 1 and 2, transfer students will benefit from information sessions, social gatherings and campus explorations.  We strongly encourage resident transfer students to choose Option 2 or 3.
If you have any questions, please call the Center for Academic Success and First-Year Experience at 314.529.9477 or e-mail succeed@maryville.edu for more information.

Quotes from students about their experience at Orientation:

“I liked getting to know people and getting to know the campus better. It has made this first day of school a lot easier and will help for the rest of the weeks.”

“I liked the constant interaction between new stuents, returning students, and faculty. Everyone mingled and it was comforting and refreshing to have accessibility to everyone on campus.”

“If I had any questions I could ask anyone and find the answer”

“The upperclassman were very helpful and welcoming me into the Maryville family. I already feel like a huge part of this community.”

“I love how friendly EVERYONE is.”

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