|Parent & Family Orientation|
Parents will have their orientation programs on July 9 and July 15.
Your students will be attending their own programs during this time.
Download the Manhattanville College App to customize your orientation experience.
July 9 and 15
8:30am – 9:30am
Welcome to Manhattanville College! Pick up parent materials and start your journey as a member of the Manhattanville Family. Enjoy a light breakfast with the parents and families of other new Valiants.
9:00am - 7:00pm
Buy some Valiant gear to show off your Manhattanville College pride while waiting for your student to complete orientation.
10:00am – 10:30am
Members of the Manhattanville Administration officially welcome parents of the Class of 2018.
The Business of College: Financial Navigation
Financial Aid and Student Accounts representatives will teach you how to navigate the world of student loans, payment plans and understand the functions of different departments on campus.
11:45am – 12:45pm
Student Services Parent Panel: All Hands on Deck
College is a time of transition for parents as well as students. A panel of administrators will give you valuable information on all aspects of student life at Manhattanville College. Departments include Academic Advising, Academic Resource Center, Campus Safety and Security, Career Services/Student Employment, Counseling and Health Centers, Dean of Students, Duchesne Center, Mentor/Transitional Program, Residence Life, Student Activities.
1:00pm – 1:30pm
Meet Archivist Lauren Ziarko as she gives insight into the history and traditions of Manhattanville College.
1:30pm – 2:30pm
2:00 – 2:30pm
Meet informally with representatives from different services and programs on campus. Offices present will include: Academic Advising, Academic Resource Center, Bookstore, Career Development/Student Employment, Chartwells Food Service, Counseling and Health Centers, Disability Services, Duchesne Center, Financial Aid, IT, Library, Mentor Program/Transitional Program, Registrar, Residence Life, Starfish, Student Accounts, Student Activities.
2:30pm – 3:00pm
Join Dean of Students, Sharlise Smith-Rodriguez, as she outlines the transitions incoming students and their families encounter. This presentation will focus on how to make the most of this new phase of family life.
3:15pm – 3:45pm
The following special topics are offered concurrently:
What to Expect as a Parent of a Commuter Student - Location: Berman Student Center Music Room
Is your son or daughter commuting to campus? This session will describe resources and offer tips to help make their experience successful.
Dining on Campus - What Are The Options? Location: Berman Student Center Theatre
Representatives from Chartwells Food Service will give an overview of campus dining options and answer questions regarding meal plans.4:00pm - 4:30pm
Technology at Manhattanville
Berman Student Center Theater
Join technology staffers for an overview of the software students will be using and answers to any other tech-related questions you may have.
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Enjoy refreshments with members of the Manhattanville Community.
July 10 and 16
8:00am - 11:00am
Enjoy a light breakfast with parents and families of other Valiants. Students and staff will be available to answer questions.
We invite you to complete the Parent and Family Orientation evaluation, found in the Berman Student Center Lobby.9:00am - 7:00pm