Welcome to the CMC Community! On behalf of the Office of the Dean of Students, we are excited to share the following dates for fall 2022. All planning is subject to change based on the recommendations of local and national health experts. Thank you for your understanding. For more information regarding Fall return updates, please visit CMC Returns and the Academic Calendar.

We are excited to welcome the newest members of our CMC community to campus. Orientation is designed to introduce you and your family to the College's traditions, academic programs, and unique culture as well as to help you meet new people and learn more about the college experience.

The Orientation website offers information about the first year, transfer, and international student orientation programs and Parent and Family Orientation, a separate yet concurrent program designed specifically for parents and family members.

Information for New International Student Orientation

When is move-in, WOA and orientation?

The 2022 orientation schedule is below. Students will receive more detailed information regarding move in day and WOA preparation this summer. Please check your CMC email regularly for updates.

August 21 – Class of 2026 and Transfer Student Move In Day and Parent and Family Orientation  
August 22-24 – Class of 2026 and Transfer Student WOA Trips
August 24-28 – Class of 2026 Orientation Activities
August 27-28 – Upper class student move in
August 29 – First day of classes 



Before You Arrive


To Do List: July 1 and August 1 are two important deadlines for submission of new student information. Remember to check your Orientation Portal often beginning in May to track deadlines and view new information.

Varsity Athletes: Fall sport athletes who are invited to participate in pre-season activities may have an arrival date that is before the start of orientation. Check with your coach for exact dates before making plans.

Orientation Schedule:The Orientation schedule will be available during Summer 2022.

WOA Trip details and options are available on our WOA website, so you can review them before making your selections through the Orientation Portal in May.

Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for more information, including details about shipping items to campus.

Move In Day

Visit our Move In Day page for everything you need to know about your arrival to campus in August.

Information For Parents

Parent and Family Orientation – Please visit this page for more information on Parent and Family orientation.