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Winter Photo of Marquette Univeristy

Winter Orientation begins in January each year, and welcomes new first year and transfer students who are beginning their Marquette career in the spring semester. We recognize the unique background and interests of each student and we provide a program that is personalized to students’ needs.

Beginning in December all transfer and new students will receive an invitation via their Marquette e-mail account to participate in the Winter Orientation program. Having trouble accessing your eMarq account? Visit the IT Services website.

Residence Halls open on Saturday, January 16th at 8:00 a.m. Visit the Office of Residence Life for more information. Excited about getting involved at MU? Learn about the Winter Organization Fest and the Community Service Fair!

2016 Winter Orientation Timeline

Week of January 11th
All incoming students will receive a phone call from a current student on the Winter Orientation Staff. The staff will discuss with you topics including academics, financial aid, bursar, housing, dining, student involvement and much more.

Week of January 18th
Winter Orientation Staff members will host first-year new student meetings. The meeting format will be determined by the new student and the staff member and could range from campus tours, discussions over coffee or a meal in the Residence Halls. Both first-year and transfer students living in the Residence Halls will have a meeting with their Resident Assistant during the first two weeks of class. All commuter students will receive a follow-up phone call from a member of the Office of Student Development.

For questions regarding the Winter Orientation schedule, please contact the Office of Student Development at 414-288-1412 or newstudentprogs@mu.edu.

The photo above was taken by Aaron Ledesma, as part of the 2009 First Year Photo Project.



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