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McDaniel Campus Fall 2020

New Spring Student Guide

Can you believe it? You'll be a McDaniel College student in just a few months. 

Before you arrive on The Hill...

You have some important work to do!

The steps below are essential as you prepare to become a Green Terror. Each step has a deadline, so don't delay!

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Step 1 Get Connected Deadline: As soon as possible

In order to complete many of the checklist items, you will need to activate your McDaniel Account. Visual learner? No problem! Check out the video for step-by-step instructions. 

Are you ready? Let's get started!

Now that you are connected, you are ready to get started on the rest of your list! 

First Year Transition & Support

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The First Year Experience Office Our Center for the First Year Experience

Embarking on your college career is an exciting step. Our First Year Team works closely with you before and during your first year to help you identify support, get connected and settle in at McDaniel. The First Year Experience Office is the hub of this on-going support and is responsible for overseeing orientation programs, peer leader support programs, and additional first year programming in support of the McDaniel Commitment. And of course, they are available to help you navigate your first year. If you're not sure where to start, they are your first stop.

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Spring 2021 New Student Orientation Taking Your First Steps on The Hill

We can't wait to welcome you to campus in January! Orientation 2021 for new incoming spring students is on Friday, January 29th and will offer a variety of mandatory and optional events, both on-campus and online. 

Residential students will be able to move in between 9:00 am - 12:00 pm.  Commuting students should plan to arrive by 12:45 pm.  

Students should have their mask with them at all times during Orientation, and should be prepared to wear it when indoors, and when outdoors if 6-feet distance cannot be maintained. Students should be prepared to adhere to written and verbal social distancing guidelines during all activities.