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First Year Experience / New Student Orientation

Johnson Hall

Fall 2015 New Student Orientation

Saturday, August 15 -Tuesday, August 18

First Day of Classes Fall 2015

Wednesday, August 19

About New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation is a multi-day event, prior to the start of classes, which welcomes new students to Meredith College and offers them the opportunity to settle in and become familiar with campus. At orientation, students have opportunities to participate in a variety of activities designed to help them prepare for success at Meredith College.

New Student Orientation is a required program for all new students.

Highlights of orientation include:

  • Getting to know faculty and student advisers

  • Sessions for parents and family members

  • Campus life skits

  • Strategies for academic success

  • Visiting with President Allen

  • Honor Code ceremony

  • Student Organization Fair

  • And much more!

Questions about New Student Orientation

Please call (919) 760-8521 or email

Welcome to Meredith College 2018

Meredith College welcomed approximately 460 new students when the Class of 2018 arrived for Move-In Day on August 16, 2014. Members of the Class of 2018 came from 18 states and 17 countries, including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, China, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, South Korea, Liberia, Mexico, Russia, Venezuela, and Vietnam. The Class of 2018 includes 38 honors scholars and 28 students who will be Meredith College Teaching Fellows. Meredith also welcomed more than 190 students in the IMPACT Raleigh program, which includes students from Wake County and out-of-state students who provide service and work each semester in their new home of Raleigh.

First Year Experience


Contact Information:

1st Floor Park Center
(919) 760-2284
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