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Welcome Week

Sunday, September 1st - Saturday, September 7th, 2019

Moving in and getting acquainted

The beginning of school is an exciting time for the campus and for our new students. Welcome Week begins with a 3-day social and educational intensive 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 beginning three-day experience. 

Our 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 occur within the Welcome Week Program and as part of our Welcome Back series throughout September included:

  • Academic success workshops
  • community building speaker sessions
  • Annual community service necessities drive
  • March to Victory and Engagement Fair
  • Traditional Academic Convocation followed by the President's Picnic Lunch
  • The Student Activities Council also hosts late evening programming like: Slaute to Summer Fest and Comedian Lauren Fave
  • Mt. Greylock Annual Hike: September 7th - 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, Welcome Week allows you to connect with students and staff across campus. You will meet the following people: your roommate or other commuter students, your Peer Mentor and Resident Adviser, administration and faculty members. Making connections with our campus is made easy and fun during Welcome Week!

MCLA 2019 Welcome Week Schedule

Convocation 2019

Tuesday, September 3, 2019,12:00 p.m.
Campus Center Gym