Aerial view of the Mount Holyoke College Campus
Campus Tours for New Students

A chance for new students to learn more about where things happen at Mount Holyoke. Sign up for a tour in Blanchard 227.

Welcome Dinner

Join new and returning members of our community for your first dinner at Mount Holyoke! We will take time to give introductions and then encourage folks to...

Shopping Trip

A chance for new students to purchase bed linen, pillows, and those odds and ends that did not fit into your suitcase. Students will be in their assigned...

Evening Social: Pajama Party and Movie Night

Join the International Student Organizing Committee (ISOC) and members of the orientation team for this fun welcome and introduction to the Mount Holyoke...

Convocation

Convocation kicks off the new academic year — and kicks class spirit into high gear.

New international students arrive

All day, beginning at 10 am. New international students will be met by upper-class international students and Orientation Leaders. On Tuesday those...

Online registration opens for add/drop period

Add or drop classes in my.mtholyoke.

New students arrive and Orientation begins

Move-in day for new students. See the orientation schedule for today's orientation events. Visit the welcome tent on Mary Woolley circle for room keys.

"Time's Convert" with Deborah Harkness ‘86

An author event with Deborah Harkness ‘86. This event is co-sponsored by the Mount Holyoke English Department, the Mount Holyoke College Weissman Center for...

"What I Wish I Knew"

We encourage you to join us for this advice fair. Students, faculty, and staff will be present to answer questions about various topics that will help...

Tuberculosis Testing

All students who have been identified as needing a tuberculosis screening are required to do so at the Health Center. Students will have been notified over...

President's Welcome

Words of welcome to the incoming class from President Sonya Stephens.

Movie Under the Stars: Dirty Dancing

Come join your fellow new students and cheer when “nobody puts Baby in the corner” because “Baby’s starting Mount Holyoke in the fall”! Rain Location: Mary...

Welcome MoHome (mandatory)

We are excited to welcome our newest community members to Mount Holyoke! This time will be given to introducing new students to our community values and will...

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Mount Holyoke (mandatory)

The afternoon will be given to learning about and engaging with the College’s commitment to building a campus environment that is inclusive, pluralistic, and...

Self-Advocacy 101

This event is specifically for first-years who have completed the AccessAbility Services application process. AccessAbility Services Fellows will talk...

Brunch with AccessAbility Fellows

Casual brunch with the Fellows post Self-Advocacy 101. Please feel free to join the Fellows for brunch even if you are unable to attend the Self-Advocacy 101...

Be Well at Mount Holyoke (mandatory)

The afternoon will be given to learning about and engaging with Be Well, our integrated wellness program, which is rooted in the belief that wellness looks...

Honor Code Ceremony (mandatory)

All new students must attend and sign the honor code. I will honor myself, my fellow students, and Mount Holyoke College by acting responsibly, honestly,...

Mount Holyoke Traditions: Your First M&Cs (mandatory)

Come join in one of the most delicious MHC traditions, Milk and Cookies! (In Mary Lyon's day, it was crackers.) Socialize with classmates and staff from...

Academic Success at Mount Holyoke (mandatory)

This time will be given to introducing new students to academic resources, providing keys to transitioning to MHC academics, general academic success tips,...

Academic Fair

Curious about a particular major or minor? Come to the academic fair and meet representatives from the academic departments. Bring your questions!

Classes begin

First day of classes for the fall semester.

Dance Department Information Meeting

Meet Dance faculty and guest artists, and learn about the dance department's curriculum, activities, performing opportunities, audition dates for...