Your First Year Experience

The new Green Terror mascot is welcomed during 2017 Homecoming.

The First Year Program at McDaniel has many levels of support for you and your family as a new first-year student or first-year transfer student.

Take this chance to explore all the great components of the first year experience at McDaniel and all the wonderful opportunities that lie ahead for your adventure!

Welcome, Fall 2019, New Students!

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First time in college? McDaniel does all it can to connect new students to the community and prepare you for arrival.

View the First Year New Student Checklist »

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Transfer student? We're here to help you get ready to take your first steps on The Hill.

View the Transfer New Student Checklist »

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The Student Support Network connects you with academic offices, student life, and campus resources. 

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Haven & Alcohol Edu is an interactive, online program designed to inform students about how alcohol affects the body, mind, perceptions, and behaviors. McDaniel has joined many top schools in the country in adopting Haven (Understanding Sexual Assault) as a component of our sexual violence prevention initiatives.

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The First Stop Office at McDaniel has many levels of support for you and your family as a new first-year student or first-year transfer student.