Welcome MoHome!

Fall Orientation 2024!

Starting college is incredibly exciting. You've worked hard to get here, and all kinds of academic and social opportunities await you.

It's also pretty common to feel some uncertainty right about now. You're embarking on a journey that challenges you to aim high, discover your passions, break barriers and join a new community. Remember, Mount Holyoke has many resources and services available to you as you adjust to college life. And they're available to you not just now, but throughout your time here.

Mount Holyoke is delighted to be offering you both the freedom and the responsibility to create an adventurous intellectual life - one that will propel you forward on your chosen path.

This transformative process starts with Orientation. Here you will meet lots of people and discover what it means to be part of a diverse and inclusive community in your new MoHome!

What to Expect


From Convocation to Milk and Cookies and the Laurel Parade, traditions bring the community closer together and create memorable moments to last a lifetime.

Academic Guide for New Students

Find help navigating the curriculum and information about selecting your first courses as a Mount Holyoke College student. (Note: This will require you to log in using your Mount Holyoke credentials.)

Student experience

Treat the next four years as a grand exploration. Venture out of your comfort zone. Test your limits. See what happens.


Community encourages conversation. Diversity elevates it. Meet some of the students, faculty and alums who call the community at Mount Holyoke home.

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