Fall Orientation Program

Orientation Programs

The Office of Academic and Advising Services serves traditional, undergraduate students on the Mercer-Macon campus.  Mercer University provides entering students with a comprehensive orientation program designed to ease the transition from high school to college or from another institution to Mercer University.  New Student Programs offers new students information on academic policies and procedures, as well as campus resources and services.

2017 Orientation Dates

Spring Orientation>>

for all new students beginning in spring semester
Friday, January 6, 2017

May Orientation>>

for all new students beginning in the summer terms
Morning of Friday, May 19, 2017

Summer Orientation>>

for all new first-year students beginning in the fall semester
Session 1: Friday, June 16, 2017
Session 2: Monday, June 19, 2017
Session 3: Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Session 4: Friday, June 23, 2017
Session 5: Monday, June 26, 2017

Transfer Orientation>>

for all new transfer students beginning in the fall semester
Friday, August 4, 2017

Opening Day>>

for all new first-year students beginning in the fall semester
Saturday, August 19, 2017

Bear Beginnings>>

a mandatory, fall orientation program for all new first-year students 
beginning in the fall semester

Sat., August 19 through

Mon., August 21, 2017

CLASSES BEGIN

TUESDAY, AUGUST 22, 2017

Transfer Check-In>>

a check-in for all new transfer students 
beginning in the fall semester
Monday, August 21, 2017