A Warm Welcome to New Students!

Orientation for Fall 2014 for new SLIS-West students will be held on Thursday, September 4, from 9:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. at the Willits-Hallowell Conference Center on the Mount Holyoke Campus. Lunch will be provided.

Here you can find the Orientation Agenda and the Student Information Packet.

Directions to the Willits-Hallowell Conference Center can be found at the Mount Holyoke website.

Orientation begins at 9:30a.m. in the Willits-Hallowell Center at Mount Holyoke College. You will receive two ID cards, one for Mount Holyoke College and one for Simmons. During the morning portion of the program, we will introduce you to faculty and staff, to the SLIS West student group, LISSA West, and to Mount Holyoke College Library and Information Technology Services (LITS). We will discuss the programs of study, policies and procedures, and SLIS West facilities, technology, and library services.

In the afternoon you will have the opportunity to meet with an advisor and begin thinking about your program of study. There will be a workshop on the Technology Orientation Requirement (TOR) and Library Services as well as a campus tour.

More details about this event will be sent to incoming students in mid-August.