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Graduate Admission

Orientation Schedule

Welcome to Merrimack!

We are excited to welcome you to campus.  Here is an Orientation schedule for students entering the spring 2016 term.   

Sunday, January 17, 2016
8:00am - 6:00 pm 

Arrive on Campus
Check in at the Office of International Programs, 3rd floor, Sakowich Campus Center, Room 340

 

When you arrive on campus, the first thing you should do is check in at the Office of International Programs. Please bring your passport and all visa documents. 

6:00pm 

Dinner 
Sparky’s Place, 1st Floor Sakowich Campus Center

Monday, January 18, 2016
8:00am - 9:00 am 

Breakfast
Sparky’s Place, 1st Floor, Sakowich Campus Center

5:00pm - 5:15pm

Mack Card Office 
Obtain your Mack Card (student ID). Please bring a photo ID with you and be sure to have your Merrimack ID number.
McQuade Library

10:00am - 12:00pm

Looking for Off-Campus Housing
A van will take students to students to view off-campus housing options in the area. Meet at the Warriors Den. Sakowich Campus Center 1st Floor

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunch
Sparky’s Place, 1st Floor, Sakowich Campus Center

3:00pm - 6:00pm

Shopping Trip to Target
*Please go to www.target.com to see store selection.

6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dinner 
Sparky’s Place, 1st Floor, Sakowich Campus Center

Tuesday, January 19, 2016
ALL DAY 

Please check in at the Office of International Programs (Sakowich Room 340). When you check in, please bring your passport, visa documents, and health records.

9:00am - 10:00am

Check in With Graduate Students
Coffee, tea, and snacks. Meeting Room B, 2nd Floor, Sakowich Campus Center

10:00am - 10:30pm

Hamel Health Presentation and Q & A Session
Meeting Room B, 2nd Floor, Sakowich Campus Center

11:00am - 12:00pm

Campus Tour
Welcome Center, McQuade Library

12:00pm - 12:30pm

Library Tour
McQuade Library, 1st Floor Lobby

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Welcome Lunch 
Meeting Room B, 2nd Floor, Sakowich Campus Center

1:30pm - 2:00pm

Academic Orientation 
Meeting Room B, 2nd Floor, Sakowich Campus Center

2:00pm - 2:30pm

Community Standards 
Meeting Room B, 2nd Floor, Sakowich Campus Center

2:30pm - 3:00pm

SEVIS Presentation 
Meeting Room B, 2nd Floor, Sakowich Campus Center

3:00pm - 6:00pm

Shopping Trip

5:00pm - 7:00pm

Dinner 
Sparky’s Place, 1st Floor, Sakowich Campus Center

Wednesday, January 20, 2016
3:45pm 

Students join Graduate Orientation with all incoming graduate Students
Meeting Room B, 2nd Floor, Sakowich Campus Center

4:00pm - 5:00 pm 

Student Information Technology (IT) Session
Important information on learning how to sign into Merrimack email, MyMack, register for classes, etc.
Computer Lab, McQuade Library, 2nd floor

5:00pm - 5:15pm

Mack Card Office 
Obtain your Mack Card (student ID). Please bring a photo ID with you and be sure to have your Merrimack ID number.
McQuade Library

5:15pm - 5:30pm

Parking Pass
Meeting Room B, 2nd Floor, Sakowich Campus Center

5:30pm - 7:00pm

General Information Forum
Cascia Hall, Sakowich Campus Center

*  Welcome
*  Career Services 
*  Financial Aid - Brook Barbieri 978-837-5126
*  Hamel Health Services - Denise Dwyer 978-837-5441
*  Meet with your academic department to learn more about the program.

*Optional academic program social event at 6pm on Wednesday in the Merrimack Club, 2nd Floor, Sakowich Campus Center

Meet the Deans, Program Directors, students in the individual programs.

 NOTE - All Orientation events from 3:45 - 5:30pm are optional for former Merrimack undergraduate students.

We’re here to help!  

For more information or questions, please contact the Office of Graduate Admission at 978-837-3563.