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The Office of Undergraduate Advising and Academic Programming (UAAP) welcomes you to MIT and aims to ensure your smooth transition to life at the Institute. Orientation for transfer students is mandatory.
You are expected to attend Transfer Student Orientation and engage in other Orientation programs throughout Orientation week during which you will have many opportunities to meet MIT students, faculty and staff as well as explore academic options, campus/student life programs, MIT residences and campus resources.
When you check in at the Student Center, you will receive your MIT ID and your personal copy of the Transfer Orientation schedule and the Hitchhikers Guide to Orientation, which will provide you with details of the week's events and activities.
If you are an international student, you are also required to attend International Orientation and must be in touch with the International Students' Office, 617-253-3795.
The Transfer Orientation schedule will also be posted online here soon, please check back for more detail.
Students register for classes on Registration Day, Tuesday, September 5, 2017. You will register for your semester classes with your departmental advisor, so be sure to contact your major department's Academic Administrator before you arrive on campus, for details about your advisor and the registration process.