For a schedule of Pre-orientation and virtual family events, please click here.

To view recordings of past Pre-orientation events, please click here.

Please check the Campus Status and Community Announcements webpages for the latest information regarding COVID-19 policy for the fall.

MiddView (fall orientation) begins on September 6th. Please reach out to middview@middlebury.edu if you have questions about our schedule. This schedule is currently an overview. Full event details, descriptions, and locations will be made available soon. Please keep in mind that some of these events may be altered as planning for the fall continues to develop. Required programming is indicated by an asterisk (*).

Additionally, Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, coincides with our fall 2021 Orientation programs on September 6th-8th. If you would like to celebrate Rosh Hashanah with the Scott Center for Spiritual and Religious Life, you can find the schedule for services, meals and other events, and RSVP for meals here.


Monday, September 6

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM 
New Student Move In
2:00 - 3:30 PM
Student Life Welcome (virtual)*
Students only
3:00 - 4:00 PM
Family Welcome Address
Families only
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN MOVED TO THE MAC CONCERT HALL DUE TO RAIN
4:00 - 5:00 PM
Family Lemonade Stand
This event will be cancelled if there is inclement weather. Families only.
4:00 - 5:00 PM
Floor Meetings*
Students meet with their RAs and students in their hall. Students only.
5:00 - 8:00 PM
Welcome Picnic
Open to students and families. Families may not eat inside College buildings and must take meals elsewhere if inclement weather occurs.
5:45 - 9:45 PM
Rosh Hashanah Services
Click here for a full schedule of High Holidays events and to RSVP
8:00 - 9:00 PM
MiddView Group Meetings*
Students meet their MiddView groups and leaders in person for the first time!
9:00 - 10:00 PM
Optional Floor Activities
RAs will coordinate fun activities for students in their halls and buildings

*Required event


Tuesday, September 7

We encourage families to take this time to explore our beautiful campus. Here is a link to our campus map. All events on this day are open to students only.

7:00 - 10:00 AM
Breakfast
9:00 - 9:30 AM
Morning Meditation with the Scott Center
9:30 - 11:30 AM
Compass
9:30 - 11:30 AM
Department Open Hours
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Rosh Hashanah Services
Click here for a full schedule of High Holidays events and to RSVP
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Lunch
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Lunch & Learns with Campus Partners
12:15 - 1:00 PM
Rosh Hashanah Services
Click here for a full schedule of High Holidays events and to RSVP
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Floor Meetings*
Students meet with their RAs and other students in their hall.
2:00 - 3:30 PM
Placement Exam Drop-In
3:30 - 4:30 PM
Language Panel Discussion
4:30 - 5:00 PM
Rosh Hashanah Services
Click here for a full schedule of High Holidays events and to RSVP
4:30 - 8:00 PM
Dinner
5:00 - 6:30 PM
MiddView Group Meetings*
Students meet with their MiddView groups and leaders.
7:00 - 8:30 PM
It’s Your Sex Life with SPECS
8:00 - 9:30 PM
Spark a Connection
8:00 - 9:00 PM
MCAB Trivia Night, Session 1
9:30 - 10:30 PM
MCAB Trivia Night, Session 2

*Required event


Wednesday, September 8

All students must individually schedule a time to meet with their advisor on Wednesday or Thursday.

7:00 - 10:00 AM
Breakfast
8:00 - 9:15 AM
First Year Seminars*
First year students will attend the first meeting of their First Year Seminar class.
First years only - not transfer and exchange students
8:15 - 9:15 AM
Transfer Student Academic Support Session*
Transfer students only
9:30 - 10:00 AM
Morning Meditation with the Scott Center
9:30 - 11:30 AM
Speak About It, Group 1**
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Rosh Hashanah Services
Click here for a full schedule of High Holidays events and to RSVP
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Lunch
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Affinity Space Lunches (BIPOC, LGBTQ+, Latinx)
1:30 - 3:30 PM
1:30 - 2:30 PM
2:30 - 3:30 PM
Academic Forum
Last names A-L
Last names M-Z
4:00 - 6:00 PM
MiddView Group Meetings*
Students meet with their MiddView groups and leaders.
4:30 - 8:00 PM
Dinner
6:00 - 7:00 PM
Transfer Students Meet-up Dinner
7:00 - 8:30 PM
It’s Your Sex Life with SPECS
8:00 - 9:30 PM
Spark a Connection
8:00 - 10:30 PM
Minute to Win It

*Required event
**All students will be assigned to one session of Speak About It. You will be notified of your assignment by email.
 


Thursday, September 9

All students must individually schedule a time to meet with their advisor on Wednesday or Thursday.

7:00 - 10:00 AM
Breakfast
9:30 - 10:00 AM
Morning Meditation with the Scott Center
9:30 - 11:30 AM
Speak About It, Group 2**
9:30 - 11:30 AM
Compass
9:30 - 11:30 AM
Department Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Lunch
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Lunch & Learns with Campus Partners
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Exchange Student Registration*
Exchange students only
1:30 - 3:30 PM
Speak About It, Group 3**
4:00 - 6:00 PM
MiddView Group Meetings*
Students meet with their MiddView groups and leaders.
4:30 - 8:00 PM
Dinner
6:00 - 7:00 PM
Spiritual & Religious Meet-up/Affinity Space Dinner
8:00 - 9:30 PM
Spark a Connection
8:00 - 9:30 PM
Sexy Bingo with SPECS
8:00 - 10:30 PM
MiddView Game Night

*Required event
**All students will be assigned to one session of Speak About It. You will be notified of your assignment by email.


Friday, September 10

7:00 - 10:00 AM
Breakfast
9:00 - 9:30 AM
Morning Meditation with the Scott Center
8:30 - 10:00 AM
Transfer & Remote Student Registration*
9:30 - 10:30 AM
MiddView Groups Registration Support
MiddView groups have the option to meet during registration for emotional and technological support from group leaders.
10:00 - 11:30 AM
First-Year Registration*
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Lunch
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Affinity Space Lunches (BIPOC, LGBTQ+, Mixed Race)
12:30 - 2:00 PM
MiddView Group Meetings*
Students meet with their MiddView groups and leaders.
2:00 - 3:00 PM
Registration Support Drop-In
3:00 - 6:00 PM
Unlearning at Midd
4:30 - 8:00 PM
Dinner
6:00 - 7:00 PM
Gap Year Students Meet-up Dinner
8:00 - 10:30 PM
Outdoor Movie Screening

*Required event


Saturday, September 11

7:00 - 10:00 AM
Breakfast
9:00 - 11:30 AM
New Student Weekend Activities
When posted, a full schedule of New Student Weekend activities will be available at go/middpresence. Students will learn about this platform in their online orientation modules.
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Lunch
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
New Student Buddy Meet-up with the SGA
1:00 - 2:30 PM
MiddView Group Meetings*
Students meet with their MiddView groups and leaders.
3:00 - 6:00 PM
New Student Weekend Activities
4:30 - 8:00 PM
Dinner
7:00 - 7:30 PM
September 11 Vigil in Remembrance
9:00 - 11:00 PM
All-Campus Carnival

*Required event


Sunday, September 12

7:00 - 10:00 AM
Breakfast
9:00 - 11:30 AM
New Student Weekend Activities
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Lunch
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Affinity Space Lunches (BIPOC, LGBTQ+, Disabled Students)
1:00 - 3:00 PM
MiddView Group Meetings*
Students meet with their MiddView groups and leaders.
4:30 - 8:00 PM
Dinner
6:30 - 7:00 PM
Floor Meetings*
Students meet with their RAs and other students in their hall.
7:00 - 8:00 PM
Convocation*

*Required event