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Welcome to MIT, Class of 2023!  We are excited to welcome you to the Institute at Orientation!

Welcome to MIT, Class of 2023!

We are excited to welcome you to the Institute at Orientation!

During Orientation, you will have many opportunities to mingle with your new classmates as well as MIT faculty and staff. You'll explore academic options, register for your first semester of classes, learn about MIT Residence Life and student life programs, and explore the campus and its resources. 

Orientation includes Pre-Orientation Programs (FPOPs) offered right before the official beginning of Orientation, the President's Convocation, faculty lectures, and an academic expo where you'll get to meet faculty and administrators for academic departments and programs. You'll also be participating in various special orientation events and programs designed to introduce you to life at MIT. 

Please explore this site, as it contains information about what you'll need to be doing this summer, as well as detailed information about arrival dates and Parent Orientation.

The Orientation student schedule is available via the mobile app, Guidebook. Your student should download the app and then search “MIT Orientation 2019”. The web version of the app is available at: http://guidebook.com/guide/156090Please note: the schedule will be added to throughout the next few months. The full Orientation schedule will be available by August 1.​

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact the Orientation Office at orientation-www@mit.edu or call 617-253-6772. We are open 9am-5pm, Monday through Friday. 

We look forward to meeting you soon!