2022 Student Orientation Schedule

Most of our New Student Orientation (NSO) sessions will be presented in an online, virtual format throughout the summer and leading up to our on-campus Orientation. Students will receive more information regarding the sessions to their HMC email in June with sessions beginning in July. These sessions will include presentations and interaction from Mudd’s faculty, staff, and student leaders.

We will have a combined in person NSO for all incoming students.

Proposed dates (events are subject to change):

  • First-Year and Transfer Student move-in will be on August 25.
  • International Student move in will be August 23.
  • NSO will take place August 25–28.
  • Course registration for new students will take place Friday, August 26th.

Orientation Day 1

Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022
Time Event
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Student Registration/ Move Into Residence Halls
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. New Student Lunch
1:15 – 2:15 p.m. Honor Code Forum
2:15 – 3:45 p.m. Roster Signing
5:00 – 6:00 p.m. President’s Reception & Family Farewell
6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Mentor Dinner
8:00 – 9:30 p.m. Mentor Group Time
9:30 – 10:30 p.m. Residence Hall Meeting
*1:00 – 5:00 p.m. *Only for Interested Students

Choir and Orchestra Auditions (http://www.jointmusicprogram.org/choirs/auditions-choir

*Will also be taking place 8/27 & 8/28 from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Orientation Day 2

Friday, Aug. 26, 2022
Time Event
7:00 a.m–9:00 a.m. Breakfast
10:00 a.m.-9:00p.m. OA Trip
5:00 p.m.-7:00p.m. Dinner and Muddlore
9:30 p.m. Head back to HMC

Orientation Day 3:

Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022
Time Event
10:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. CIS Information Session 1 (only attend 1)
10:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Brunch
12:00–12:30 p.m. CIS Information Session 2 (only attend 1)
12:30–2:00 p.m. Sexual Misconduct: Prevention, Awareness and Support
2:00–3:30 p.m. Beyond Alcohol Edu
5:00–6:00 p.m. Dinner
6:00–10:00 p.m. Casino Night & Ice Cream truck
7:30–8:30 p.m. Mentor & Proctor Skit Session 1 (only attend 1)
8:30–9:30 p.m. Mentor & Proctor Skit Session 1 (only attend 1)

Orientation Day 4:

Sunday, Aug. 28, 2022
Time Event
10:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m. Brunch
2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. Ice Cream Social with the Office of Community Engagement
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Scavenger Hunt
5:00–7:00 p.m. Dinner
7:00–9:00 p.m. Talent Show/Closing Ceremony
Monday, Aug. 29, 2022
Time Event
All Day First Day of Classes
Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022
Time Event
11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Convocation
12:00–1:00 p.m. Lunch with Faculty Advisor