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Orientation is part of an ongoing and multi-faceted transition process for new students at the University of Mount Union, which involves academic, intellectual, and personal development pursuits. The primary goal of Orientation is to inform new students of their opportunities and responsibilities as part of the campus as well as to initiate their integration into all aspects of the Mount Union community.

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Fall 2020 New Students

New undergraduate students enrolling at the University of Mount Union for the fall 2020 semester are required to participate in the Fall Orientation program.

The first day of classes for the fall 2020 semester is Monday, August 24. 2020.

First-Time Students 

Fall 2020 New First-Time Students

Fall Orientation will take place on August 22 and 23, 2020. All new students are required to participate.

The Fall Orientation schedule can be viewed by clicking on the “Fall Orientation Schedule” purple button on this page. Students will receive an email with instructions and access links for programs occurring that day each morning.

Students living on campus should plan to arrive back on campus and should be ready to begin fall orientation at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 22.

Commuter students will begin Fall Orientation with our “Commuter Student Welcome” program. This program will take place in the Timken Gymnasium in the McPherson Academic and Athletic Complex (MAAC). Check-in for this event will open at 9:30 a.m. A light snack will be provided at this event.