Friday, August 25, 2023 –
Sunday, August 27, 2023

A detailed and customized schedule will be available in the Orientation app.

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Students should use their Maryville email.


  • Move-in for residential students scheduled for Thursday
  • Dinner at Gander Dining Hall or in St. Louis
  • Evening Event with Residential Life


10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

  • Move in for residential students scheduled for Friday
  • Maryville Shuttles to St. Louis attractions and local shopping (Ideal for students that moved in on Thursday)

3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

  • Academic Welcome
  • Convening of the Class & Incoming Class of 2023 “M Photo”
  • Diversity & Inclusion BBQ
  • My First Friday! Event hosted by Go Saints
  • The Price is Right hosted by Residential Life



  • Breakfast with your Neighbor
  • Multicultural Scholars Brunch
  • Orientation Kickoff Sessions
  • University Seminar Class Meetings


  • How do I make Friends in College? Featuring Dr. Dustin York
  • #OneTeamOneFamily: What does it mean to be a Saint?
  • Pep Rally & Men’s Soccer Game


  • President’s Backyard Picnic
  • Mentalist: Nick Diffate
  • Movie on the Quad


  • Breakfast with your Major
  • Maryville 101 Sessions
    Maryville 101 is a way for you to have a customized orientation experience. Sunday is a conference style day or orientation. There will be 5 sessions and each session you get to select what you want to attend! Here are just some of the options offered throughout the day:

    • Getting Involved on Campus
    • Athletics, Club Sports & Intramurals
    • Bascom Honors Program
    • Finding Your Success at Maryville
    • Current Student Q&A Panel
    • Disability Support & Success
    • Student Wellness
  • University Week of Welcome Kick-Off, hosted by Connect