Start Your First Year Off Right with New Student & Family Orientation 

Our orientation program has events, activities, and academic information sessions to acclimate you to the Manhattanville campus. You will have the opportunity to meet faculty, staff, and students, learn how to get involved on campus, and learn the tips to success.

We look forward to seeing you and welcoming you into the Manhattanville family! Click Here to Meet our Team!


Register for an Orientation Today!

Click here to Sign up for Orientation. You will need your new Manhattanville username and password

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First-Year Orientation Dates

Orientation Sessions

Wednesday, August 21st (If attending, Residential students will move in starting at 8am)


View a sample orientation schedule here

Transfer Orientation Date 


Thursday, August 22nd (For Transfer Students with 30+ credits)

View a sample schedule

International Orientation Dates

Informational Brochure available here

Ready, Set, Go Pre-Orientation: Sunday, August 18th - Wednesday, August 21st 

 Orientation Begins: Wednesday, August 21st- Thursday, August 22nd 

For All New Students

Welcome Weekend: Thursday, August 22nd- Sunday, August 25th


Residential Students

Move-in on Thursday, August 22nd. Check your Manhattanville email for your scheduled move-in time from Residential Life and Conference Services

Commuter Students

We will see you at 9am on Friday, August 23rd on the Quad at the white tent.

New Student Checklist


You did it! We would like to walk you through the steps to ensure you are prepared for the first year at Manhattanville. We invite you to explore this page to complete the necessary action items and learn about life at The 'Ville!

Welcome New Valiants

Transfer Students


Transfer students are able to attend a specialized orientation program tailored towards their specific needs. Join us on Thursday, August 22nd for our Transfer Orientation 2019. For more information on this program as well as specific transfer student information, please visit our transfer student webpage.

More Information Available Here

Parents & Families


There is a separate Parent & Family Orientation that parents and families are encouraged to attend, and take advantage of the opportunity to meet faculty, staff, fellow parents and students. The parent and family orientation occurs on the first day of each session. Dates for Summer 2019 are: Monday, June 10th, Thursday, June 13th, Wednesday, July 10th, and Wednesday August 21st.


Additional Information and Registration

Living on Campus


Interested in joining our vibrant residential life community? Click the button below for more information on how to choose your housing for the upcoming semester.

Apply to live on campus today!

International Students


International students needing visas to attend the college must attend the August orientation and the three-day pre-orientation known as Ready, Set, Go! The college has designed a special three-day pre-orientation for undergraduate internationals every August. Information about this program will accompany your immigration documents. You can arrive early, get over jet-lag and settle in all before the other new students arrive.

Accepted International Students