Aerial view of the Mount Holyoke College Campus

Event Status due to COVID-19

In accordance with Mount Holyoke's current response plan for COVID-19, all events are being held virtually unless otherwise noted.

Campus buildings remain closed to the general public. See the campus updates page for the most recent information.

New Student Zoom Session- Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Mount Holyoke

Join our student leaders from ISOC, Orientation, and Community & Inclusion,Associate Dean of Students for Community and Inclusion,Dean of the Office of...

8/5 7pm
Stream Available
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For members of the Mount Holyoke Clubs of the Peninsula and Northern California. Join us in welcoming the latest Mount Holyoke class before their trek east....

Residential Life at MHC (Preparing to Move to Campus)

Join the Residential Life team as they discuss the move in process & residential experience. In order to participate in this zoom session you must create a...

8/12 7pm
Stream Available
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For members of the Class of 1965. Please join us as our classmate, Noelle, discusses The Last Pilgrim. To enhance our understanding of The Last Pilgrim,...

8/14 12pm
Virtual Event
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The next installment of our popular event series showcasing uncommon alums and their uncommon paths features Environmental & Public Health Consultant Dr. Ann...

8/22 5pm
Virtual Event
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For members of the Mount Holyoke Club of Southern California. Book Club to read and discuss The Yellow House by Sarah Broom. This will be an in person...

Welcome Dinner for New International Students

Join new and returning members of our community for your first dinner at Mount Holyoke!

8/22 5pm
Stream Available
Welcome Dinner for New International Students

Join new and returning members of our community for your first dinner at Mount Holyoke! Parents and guests are welcome to purchase dinner and join the...

8/22 5pm
Stream Available
Social Activity

Details coming soon.

8/22 7pm
Stream Available
Social Activity

Take this opportunity to purchase bed linen, pillows, and those odds and ends that did not fit into your suitcase. Meet at 9:30am at Mary Woolley Circle.

8/22 7pm
Stream Available
Shopping Trip

Take this opportunity to purchase bed linen, pillows, and those odds and ends that did not fit into your suitcase. Meet at 9:30am at Mary Woolley Circle.

8/23 9:30am
Stream Available
Shopping Trip

Take this opportunity to purchase bed linen, pillows, and those odds and ends that did not fit into your suitcase. Meet at 9:30am at Mary Woolley Circle.

8/23 9:30am
Stream Available
Arrival and Check-In for First-Gen Students

Take this opportunity to purchase bed linen, pillows, and those odds and ends that did not fit into your suitcase. Meet at 9:30am at Mary Woolley Circle.

8/23 10am
Stream Available
Arrival and Check-In for First-Gen Students

Arrival and Check-In for First-Gen Students

8/23 10am
Stream Available
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...

8/23 10am
Stream Available
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...

8/23 10am
Stream Available
Vendors on the Green

Local banks will be available to answer questions and open new accounts.

8/23 11am
Stream Available
Vendors on the Green

Check them out.

8/23 11am
Stream Available
Community Tours

Leave from Skinner Green

8/23 2pm
Stream Available
Shopping Trip

Take this opportunity to purchase bed linen, pillows, and those odds and ends that did not fit into your suitcase. Meet by 2pm at the Community Center bus...

8/23 2pm
Stream Available
Monday Fun-Day!

Come outside to meet other new students and connect with Orientation Leaders and ISOC (International Student Organizing Committee). Skinner Green; rain...

8/23 7pm
Stream Available
Social Activity

Details coming soon.

8/23 7pm
Stream Available
Cheer!

Orientation will begin after dinner on Tuesday.

Community Tours

Leave from Skinner Green.

8/24 9am
Stream Available
Shopping Trip

Take this opportunity to purchase bed linen, pillows, and those odds and ends that did not fit into your suitcase. Meet at 9:30am at Mary Woolley Circle.

8/24 9:30am
Stream Available
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...

8/24 9:30am
Stream Available
TB Testing Clinic

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...

8/24 10am
Stream Available
TB Testing Clinic

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...

8/24 10am
Stream Available
International Student Immigration Session (required)

Brittany Rhodes, Director of International Student Advising, and Jenny Medina, Immigration Advisor for International Students, will review immigration...

8/24 2pm
Stream Available
International Student Work Clearance (required for those working on-campus)

New students who plan to work on campus must complete required forms during this session (I-9 and federal/state tax forms). Bring your passport and I-20 form...

8/24 2:30pm
Stream Available
Transitions Abroad with ISOC: International Student Organizing Committee 
(required)

Members of the International Student Organizing Committee (ISOC) will answer your most pressing questions and facilitate a discussion of life at MHC and in...

8/24 4pm
Stream Available
Meet Your Res Life Staff (required)

Students will meet in the common areas of their residence halls to get to know their staff and fellow new students. Then they will walk over together to...

8/24 8pm
Stream Available
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”!

8/24 9pm
Stream Available
Cheer!

Orientation will begin after dinner on Tuesday.

Welcome to MoHome and Orientation Groups (required)

Join the Division of Student Life and student leaders to learn more about what to expect during orientation and items to know as you join the Mount Holyoke...

8/25 10am
Stream Available
LITS welcome table

Meet LITS staff at table in Blanchard; get buttons, stickers

8/25 12pm
Stream Available
CO-TALK: The Insider's Guide to Having Difficult Conversations (required)

Adjusting to campus life can be challenging. This program is designed to offer students a strategy to approach each other and engage in collaborative...

8/25 1:30pm
Stream Available
Exploring Diversity and Inclusion at MHC (required)

How does your story, and the stories of your classmates, add to the story of Mount Holyoke? What does it mean to be build a community of individuals from...

8/25 3:30pm
Stream Available
Orientation Groups

Meet up with your Orientation group in the location identified by your Orientation Leader, and then you'll go to the Honor Code Ceremony together.

8/25 7pm
Stream Available
Honor Code Ceremony and First M&Cs (required)

The Honor Code Ceremony is one of the most special traditions held during Orientation. You'll hear from President Stephens and a faculty alum, and be able to...

8/25 8pm
Stream Available
Cheer!

Orientation will begin after dinner on Tuesday.

Frances Perkins Scholar Lunch

Join other Frances Perkins Scholars for lunch!

8/26 12pm
Stream Available
LITS welcome table

Meet LITS staff at table in Blanchard; get buttons, stickers

8/26 12pm
Stream Available
Title IX and Gender Based Equity (required)

Mount Holyoke College is committed to a campus environment free from bias, discrimination and violence. Sex and gender based discrimination can show up in...

8/26 1:30pm
Stream Available
(Not So Secret) Secrets of Academic Success for First Years (required for 
first years)

This session will cover academic resources, keys to transitioning to MHC academics, general academic success tips, and a reflection on the kind of learner...

8/26 3pm
Stream Available
Welcome and Academic Success for Transfer Students and Frances Perkins 
Scholars (required)

This session will focus specifically on the transfer and Frances-Perkins experience, with resources provided by staff and students. It will cover academic...

8/26 3pm
Stream Available
Lower Lake Resource Walkthrough

With your Orientation Small Groups, explore the different resources found near Lower Lake. Get a glimpse into projects done at the Makerspace, wander through...

8/26 4pm
Stream Available