Orientation is the foundation for one's experience at Saint Mary's College of California

New Student Orientation

During this one day orientation session students and their family members meet with faculty, staff, and current students who share information and experiences about how to successfully transition into the Saint Mary’s community.  Students that need to fulfill any placement requirements will need to complete those prior to orientation.  On the day of orientation, students and families participate in two separate programs tailored to address their specific needs. Program participants will become better acquainted with campus resources and have opportunities to discuss the many facets of college life.  


New Student Orientation 2014 

Academic Advising

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Wednesday, August 27, 2014**

**Check in begins at 12:30 p.m. after move in.  CLICK HERE for detailed schedule.



Sample Student Schedule:

8:00 a.m. - Check in Opens / Campus Resource Fair / Continental Breakfast

9:00 a.m.-Welcome

10:00 a.m. - Meet your Orientation Leader

10:30 a.m. - Academic Workshops

11:30 a.m. - Lunch

1:00 p.m. - Schedule Completion with a Faculty Advisor

2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - College Beginnings:  Housing, Health & Wellness, Financial Aid and Much More!

5:15-6:00 p.m. - Show Room Open


Sample Parent and Family Schedule:

8:00 a.m. - Check In / Campus Resource Fair / Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. - Welcome
10:00 a.m. - Transitions and Transformations
11:00 a.m. - Interest Session I
12:00 p.m. - Lunch 
1:00 p.m. - Academic Workshop
2:00 p.m. - Interest Session II
3:00 p.m. - Interest Session III
4:00 p.m. - Dollars & Sense
5:15-6 p.m. - Show Room Open
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1928 Saint Mary's Road
Moraga, CA 94575
(925) 631-4000
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