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First Days

Sunday, September 3rd - Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

Moving in and getting acquainted

The beginning of school is an exciting time for the campus and for our new students. First Days is a 3-day social and educational program in which all new students can become better acquainted with the MCLA community. We look forward to having all our new students join in our college community through this three-day experience. 

Our First Days program is sure to engage you in the spirit of our campus through community sharing opportunities, academic life components as well co-curricular experiences. Events throughout these days are carefully selected to assist with your transition into our MCLA college community.

Events that occurred within the First Days Program and as part of our Welcome Back series throughout September included:

  • Academic success workshops
  • PlayFair, community building speaker sessions
  • Annual community service necessities drive
  • March to Victory and Engagement Fair
  • Traditional Academic Convocation followed by the President's Country Lunch
  • The Student Activities Council also hosts late evening programming like: an Outdoor Movie and Comedy Stop
  • Mt. Greylock Annual Hike: September 17th - open to new and returning students - Register today!
          Tips for Hiking Mt. Greylock Info Sheet

In addition to participating in educational and social programming opportunities, First Days allows you to connect with students and staff across campus. During First Days you will meet the following people: your roommate or other commuter students, your Peer Adviser and Resident Adviser, your FYE Instructor, staff, administration and faculty members. Making connections with our campus is made easy and fun during First Days!

2017 First Days Schedule of Events

New Commuter Student Newsletter

New Resident Student Newsletter

Convocation 2017

Tuesday, September 6, 2017,12:00 p.m.
Church Street Center