First Days: We welcome you to campus during First Days by helping you move into your residence hall and get acquainted with new classmates.
Convocation: The official beginning of your academic career and your acceptance into the MCLA community of learners.
First Year Reading: Every summer, the first-year class is encouraged to read the same book that serves as the basis for several events when the term begins in September.
Core Curriculum: Our core curriculum combines the strong foundation of a traditional curriculum with alternative paths that strengthen your skills.
Internships: Internships give you practical experience to complement your classroom learning.
Service Learning: Apply knowledge gained in classes to real-life situations by helping to address pressing needs in the community or by supporting a campus initiative.
Travel Courses: Our travel courses are academic courses that also meet regularly on campus before and following travel to places like England, Ireland, and Japan.
Undergraduate Research: Our Undergraduate Research Program encompasses independent scholarly activity by students in the arts, humanities, and sciences. We celebrate this research at a year-end conference.
Honors Program: Highly motivated students can take advantage of a wide range of learning opportunities by joining the honors program.
Commencement: After all your hard work, walk through the gates again and celebrate with your friends and family!