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2013 Orientation - Students Cheering on the Green

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Not sure which college to attend?  Can’t wait to start at Mitchell but you want to meet your future classmates, and find a roommate – or just have some fun together?  We offer several options to help you make the right decisions. Please attend any or all. Questions? Call 800-443-2811 or email

Shadow a Student Day


Shadow a Mitchell student who helps you experience a typical day. Attend class, lunch in the cafeteria, and take some free time to talk about your plans. You will be paired with another student with similar interests.


Accepted Student Presentations

Meet faculty, staff, and students at any of our Accepted Student Presentations. For a comprehensive Mitchell experience, attend Accepted Student Day in a traditional open house format. Receptions allow more casual one on one conversations with fellow students and members of the Mitchell team.

April 16 - Accepted Student Day (Register by April 14th)

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April 28 - Evening Reception: From 5-7 pm. Park and check in at Henry Hall. Enjoy informal conversation and light food with students, faculty, and future classmates while you get to know Mitchell College from a relaxed perspective. Arrive early to take a tour or conduct business with Admissions, Financial Aid, or others on campus. Campus tour departs Henry Hall at 4 pm!

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Orientation is required for new, first year students and optional for others. Choose between two sessions in May. Students admitted after June 1st will attend Orientation in August.

Session I: May 27-28
Session II: May 30-31

Each session is a comprehensive and fun opportunity to get ready for college in the Fall. Family members are encouraged to participate. Overnight accommodations are available at the college for family members during the first session. Click here for more information about Orientation.

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Move-In and Welcome Weekend Activities

Move in Day includes a brief Convocation ceremony to which family members are cordially invited.

Welcome Weekend includes social events and residence hall meetings to help you get to know your classmates and relax before classes start. No registration required!