We Are Mystics Orientation 2018 Block

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Welcome New Mount Students!

Orientation Week 2018

September 2 - September 14

It's an exciting time for students who have decided to pursue or further post-secondary studies. Orientation includes a series of events and activities designed to help the newest Mount students explore all that awaits, both socially and academically.

(Full schedule of events at bottom of page)

Matriculation Ceremony

Students will wear their graduation robes and be officially welcomed into the Mount community by university officials. This ceremony marks the official start of your academic program at the Mount. You will be lead through your first (but not your last!) academic procession. 

Parents are encouraged to come (and bring Kleenex!) and witness their students be inducted into Mount Saint Vincent University. Have friends or family who can't make it, but would love to watch? They can tune in live on the Mount's Facebook page.

New Student Welcome Dinner

Kick off your university experience the right way by attending the annual Mount Saint Vincent University New Student Welcome Dinner! Please RSVP to msvu.ca or text 902-809-6788.

Next Steps Hub

You're a new Mount student. You've applied, been accepted, and paid your deposit. You're coming to the Mount - and we're thrilled you've chosen us as the next step on your educational journey! Well now it's time to take care of those things that come next. Be sure you've taken care of all the necessities. Check out the "Next Steps Hub" section for Mount students and take care of what comes next!

Start your New Student Online Orientation

This is your online orientation guide that is provided to assist you through your school year! You will find a variety of information about upcoming orientation events and sessions as well as information you will need to know to stay prepared, informed and ready at the Mount! This is an important part of your orientation to the Mount, so jump in and get started! Enroll in online orientation via MyMount. Not on campus? Check out distance orientation.

Orientation Kits

A Mount Orientation Kit is a SWAG BAG and is every new student's all-in-one Orientation package for events, university gear, and student specials.In each kit you will find:

  • Information about everything the Mount has to Offer
  • Your Orientation Week All Access Bracelet
  • Coupons for freebies and discounts at local and campus businesses
  • Tickets to all ORIENTATION events
  • Your official MOUNT ORIENTATION T-shirt
  • University gear and swag such as: lanyards, water bottles, clip boards, note pads, umbrellas, pens, flashlights, mugs etc. - all in a special Mount Orientation kit bag!

Stay Connected 

You do not need to purchase an Orientation Kit to take part in Orientation Week. For more information on Orientation Kits including purchasing online Click Here

We want you to be informed and up-to-date regarding all Orientation information! Be sure to connect with us via social media and online websites. These resources are the best way to ensure you are not missing out on any key announcements!Get the full Mount social media experience by checking out our Mount  Social  Media  Hub.   

 MountShinerama  @MSVU_Halifax @MSVU_Halifax MSVU
 MSVUSU  @vinniespubmsvu @VinniesPub 

Current Schedule of Events (More to come):

10am Residence Move-In
1:30pm Off-Campus Students Reception
3:30pm Matriculation Ceremony
Your official induction into the MSVU academic community
5pm New Student Welcome Dinner

9am Becoming A Mystic Breakfast
This is your introduction to what it means to be an MSVU student
11:30am The Mount Carnival & One Stop Essentials Shop
Meet all the essential MSVU services and get all of your important details done in one must not miss event.
2pm Shinerama

Morning: Wellness Orientation
Afternoon: Academic Orientation