New Student and Family Orientation

Information for Families and Supporters

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! 

How do I get started?


Level 1: Valiant UP ONLINE Complete @ Home

The first part of getting your start at Manhattanville is to complete Valiant UP Online. This interactive program will be your first level of orientation and includes learning about campus resources, registering for Valiant UP Meet and Live, submitting class preferences, and more!


Level 2: Valiant UP MEET Meet People Virtually

You're learning about campus resources through Valiant UP Online, but now it's time to meet people! Join us for orientation level 2 with Valiant UP MEET to see and meet your classmates, faculty, staff, and so much more! You will register for one of four virtual dates to join us through Valiant UP Online. 

Available Dates:

Wednesday, June 30th CLOSED
Wednesday, July 7th CLOSED
Friday, July 9th CLOSED
Tuesday, July 13th CLOSED
Friday, August 13th


Level 3: Valiant UP LIVE On-campus & in-person

Join us for orientation level 3 at Valiant UP LIVE. This program takes place at the end of August right before the start of classes from Friday, August 27th - Sunday, August 29th. It is a time for new students to experience campus, events, and the local area before the rest of the students arrive.