New Student Orientation

Welcome to Griffin Nation! 

We are excited for you to join this community of leaders who demonstrate the Mercy values of respect, integrity, service and social justice. By joining Griffin Nation, you are now a part of the global family of Gwynedd Mercy University's Distinctive Mercy Graduates.

Mission

The New Student Orientation program prepares students for academic success, fosters positive relationships with all members of our community, connects students to supportive resources and instills in students the GMercyU mission and core values.

   

  

Weekend Schedule

Transfer Orientation

Wednesday, August 11, 2021
Schedule coming soon!

First-Year Student Orientation (students under 24 credits)

Friday, August 27 - Sunday, August 29, 2021.
Schedule coming soon!

Parents & Family 

More information coming soon! Parent & Family Orientation will be held in a virtual format to allow for the safety of students to have an in-person orientation experience.

Frequently Asked Questions

What format is Orientation?

Orientation for Transfer and First-Year Students will be held in-person on the main Gwynedd Valley Campus. Parent and Family Orientation will be held virtually for the safety of students.

Is Orientation required? 

Orientation is required for all incoming first-year students and highly recommended for transfer students.

When is New Student Orientation? 

New Student Orientation for First Year Students (students with less than 24 credits) will be Friday, August 27, 2021 through August 29, 2021. Schedule coming soon!

Register now!

When is Transfer Orientation? 

Transfer Orientation will be on Wednesday, August 11, 2021! Schedule coming soon!

Register now!
 
How do I register? 

Registration is required for all students to attend orientation. 

Register for New Student Orientation!

Register for Transfer Orientation!

I have some questions about Orientation. Is there a time I can get some more information?

Information Sessions will be available in the summer! If you have questions now, please reach out to Assistant Director for New Student Orientation and Student Activities Danielle Davis at orientation@gmercyu.edu.

Can my family participate in Orientation?     

Yes, families are welcome to attend our virtual orientation program! We encourage students to provide their family member's email when registering for orientation to ensure their family members get information about virtual family orientation.

Do family members need to register? 

Yes, please provide their email address when registering for your orientation.

I'm a transfer student, what should I know?    

Transfer Student Orientation will introduce you to the culture, traditions, and expectations of Gwynedd Mercy University and prepare you for your first semester. You will also receive the information and resources you need to be successful in your college experience. 

Register now!

Transfer Student Orientation is highly recommended, if you have any questions, please contact Assistant Director for New Student Orientation and Student Activities Danielle Davis at orientation@gmercyu.edu. Schedule coming soon! 

I’m a first-year student, what should I know?

New Student Orientation will introduce you to the culture, traditions, and expectations of Gwynedd Mercy University and prepare you for your first semester. You will also receive the information and resources you need to be successful in your college experience.

Register now!

New Student Orientation is mandatory for all first-year students. If you have any questions about New Student Orientation, please contact Assistant Director for New Student Orientation and Student Activities Danielle Davis at orientation@gmercyu.edu

Contact Us

Mailing Address:

Office of Student Activities and Leadership Programs
Gwynedd Mercy University
1325 Sumneytown Pike
Gwynedd Valley, PA 19437

Email: orientation@gmercyu.edu

Instagram: @gmercyuorientation