What should I bring to New Student Orientation?
Bring all pertinent University correspondence
Overnight Bag
Sheets
Towels
Alarm Clock
Only Pillows and blankets will be provided in the residence halls.
Do I need to bring my own bed sheets for Summer Orientation?

All students staying in the residence halls overnight for Summer Orientation are provided with a pillow and a blanket. Each student will need to bring their own set of bed sheets.

All beds are a standard college Twin XL in size.

Where Do I Check In For Orientation?

Summer Orientation Check-In will take place in the Latour Room of Nazareth Student Center. This room is located on the 2nd floor of the building. Check-In takes place from 9:00am - 10:45am on the Friday of Summer Orientation.

Please allow enough time to check-in, place your personal items in your residence hall, and have your picture taken for your MU ID Card.

When is New Student Orientation?

New Student Orientation is held in the month of July every summer. Information is posted as it becomes available and can be found on the Marywood Orientation Website.

How much will this cost?

The New Student Matriculation Fee of $225.00 will be included on your Fall invoice, regardless of whether you attend Orientation. This non-refundable fee covers all Orientation activities and meals for students only.  This fee also covers the Fall Orientation activities required for all new students. Meals for guests will be assessed separately.

What should I wear?

Dress casually and comfortably! Students will participate in a variety of activities throughout the weekend.

I am a commuter student. Am I required to stay on campus during New Student Orientation in the summer?

All new students, whether future residents or commuters, are strongly encouraged to stay in a residence hall during the weekend to participate fully in the Orientation program.

My siblings and/or guests are planning to attend Orientation with me. Will there be activities for them?

Your siblings and/or guests are invited to attend Orientation.  They are welcome to attend any programs scheduled for family/guests and/or they may use any of the University recreation facilities throughout the weekend. However, there will be no age-specific activities for children or babysitting services.

I am a resident student. When will I receive my roommate information?

In order to include roommate requests received during summer orientation, residence hall assignments and roommate information will be mailed in mid-August.

I am a resident student. May I change rooms in the residence halls and my meal plan?

You may apply for a room change during the second week of the semester. The Housing and Residence Life Office will attempt to accommodate your request. Your meal plan may be changed at any time before the end of the second week of classes by calling the Housing and Residence Life Office, (570) 348-6236.

I am a new resident student who will be participating in a fall sport. Will housing and/or meals be provided for the Pre-Season Training Week?

Student-athletes participating in a fall sport may move into the residence halls based on their team’s training schedule.  Housing and meals for that week will be provided by the Athletic Department.  Information will be sent in July regarding the Pre-Season Training Week schedule for each sport.