We are excited to welcome the newest members of our CMC community to campus. Orientation is designed to introduce you and your family to the College's traditions, academic programs, and unique culture as well as to help you meet new people and learn more about the college experience.

The Orientation website offers information about the first year, transfer, and international student orientation programs and Parent and Family Orientation, a separate yet concurrent program designed specifically for parents and family members.

When is move-in, WOA and orientation?

The 2023 orientation schedule is below. Students will receive more detailed information regarding move in day and WOA preparation this summer. Please check your CMC email regularly for updates.

International Student Orientation

International Student Pre-Arrival: Wednesday, August 16

Airport pick up & International Student Move-In: Thursday, August 17

Welcome & Information Fair: Friday, August 18

Immigration and Information Sessions: Saturday, August 19


General New Student Orientation (required for all new students)

New Student Move In Day: Sunday, August 20

WOA: Monday, August 21 – Wednesday, Aug 23

Remaining Orientation Programming: Thursday, Aug 24-Saturday, August 26 

Optional Social Programming: Sunday, August 27



Before You Arrive


To Do List: July 1 and August 1 are two important deadlines for submission of new student information. Remember to check your Orientation Portal often beginning in May to track deadlines and view new information.

Varsity Athletes: Fall sport athletes who are invited to participate in pre-season activities may have an arrival date that is before the start of orientation. Check with your coach for exact dates before making plans.

Orientation Schedule:The Orientation schedule will be available in late Summer 2023.

WOA Trip details and options are available on our WOA website, so you can review them before making your selections through the Orientation Portal in May.

Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for more information, including details about shipping items to campus.

Move In Day

Visit our Move In Day page for everything you need to know about your arrival to campus in August.

Information For Parents

Parent and Family Orientation – Please visit this page for more information on Parent and Family orientation.