Move-in and Fall Orientation

New Students

Friday, August 11  |  10 a.m.–2 p.m. 

Cannon Student Center 

New Student Orientation will begin at 2 p.m. on Friday and continue until Sunday evening.

Returning Students

Saturday, August 12  |  10 a.m.–3 p.m.
Sunday, August 13  |  10 a.m.–3 p.m.

Cannon Student Center

Additional Information

Early Arrivals

Due to summer programs, staff training, building renovations and preparations, we are unable to accommodate early arrival requests before Thursday, August 10.

  • New students arriving on Thursday, August 10 will be charged a $100 early arrival fee.
  • Returning students arriving on Thursday, August 10 will be charged a $150 early arrival fee.
  • Returning students arriving on Friday, August 11 will be charged a $100 early arrival fee.

Meal plans do not begin until Friday, August 11 for new students and Saturday, August 12 for returning students.

International Students

International students will need to contact the Student Development Office and have status verified by the Registrar’s Office.

Athletes

Fall athletes must be on the official roster submitted by the Athletic Department. Approved fall athletes can move in on Monday, August 7 from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. in the Cannon Student Center.
 

All students must be financially cleared by Friday, August 4. Residential students that have not gained financial clearance will not be allowed to move in to their residence hall at the start of the term. Additional information can be found here >>

If you have any questions about move-in, please contact Josh Gaisser at gaisserj@lmc.edu or Denise Dyer at dyer@lmc.edu. Thank you, and we look forward to your arrival!

Schedule of Events

Friday, August 11

10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. New Student Move-in
Cannon Student Center
Students must be cleared by the Business Office before receiving a key
11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Lunch*
MacDonald Dining Hall
Lunch is provided for students. Parents and guests can purchase tickets at check-in.
2:00–3:00 p.m. President and Administration Drop-in*
King-Shivell Lounge (Cannon Student Center)
Stop by to meet President Buxton and College administration.
3:30–3:45 p.m. Orientation Begins | Welcome and Orientation Overview
Evans Auditorium
3:45–4:00 p.m. Expectations from Dean and Honor Code Signing
Evans Auditorium
4:00–5:00 p.m. Library and Technology Services
Evans Auditorium
5:00–6:00 p.m. Dinner
MacDonald Dining Hall
7:00 p.m. Hall Meetings
Residence Halls
8:00–8:45 p.m. Orientation Groups
Orientation Group Location
8:45 p.m. Bobcat Bash
Cannon Student Center

*Optional Activity

Bookstore Hours: 8:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Financial Aid Office: 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Business Office: 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
 

Saturday, August 12

9:00–10:00 a.m. Breakfast
MacDonald Dining Hall
10:30–10:45 a.m. Welcome
Evans Auditorium
10:45–11:00 a.m. Safety and Security
Evans Auditorium
11:00–11:30 a.m. Student Development Office Overview
Evans Auditorium
12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. Lunch
MacDonald Dining Hall
1:30–2:00 p.m. Student Government Association and Peer Allies
Evans Auditorium
2:00–2:30 p.m. Healthy Choices
Evans Auditorium
5:00–6:00 p.m. Dinner
MacDonald Dining Hall
7:00 p.m. Slip and Slide Kickball
Tate Lawn
9:00–11:00 p.m. Open Recreation and Board Games
SRC

 
Bookstore Hours:
 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. 
Financial Aid Office: 1:00–3:00 p.m. 
Business Office: 1:00–3:00 p.m. 
 

Sunday, August 13

9:00–10:00 a.m. Breakfast
MacDonald Dining Hall
12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. Lunch
MacDonald Dining Hall
2:00–3:00 p.m. Orientation Group Tour
Orientation Group Location
Review your schedule with your orientation group.
5:00–6:00 p.m. Dinner
MacDonald Dining Hall
6:30–7:30 p.m. Hall Meetings
Residence Halls
7:30–8:00 p.m. Candlelight Services
Tate Lawn
8:00 p.m. Outdoor Movie
Nebel Green

 
Bookstore Hours:
 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. 
Financial Aid Office: 1:00–3:00 p.m. 
Business Office: 1:00–3:00 p.m.