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New Student Orientation

Welcome, Lions! We are glad you are a member of the LMU Pride.

There is a lot to learn about being an LMU Lion, and you will have our support along the way. LMU has prepared a collection of resources for new students and their families to help ensure a seamless transition to the university. Visit this page to access important orientation resources and prepare for arrival on campus.

Future Lions

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New Lions, check your Future Lions portal for personalized pre-arrival information, including registration details, important dates, orientation activity selection, and the checklist of things you need to do prior to the first day of class. Log in with your LMU email and password.

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Fall 2022 Move-in

International First-Year Move-In

Friday, August 19
9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. PT

International first-year students and first-year students who are U.S. citizens living abroad should plan to move-in to their housing assignment on this date in order to attend International Orientation.

 

Transfer Student Move-In

Wednesday, August 24
9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. PT

All transfer students, including international transfer students, with a campus housing assignment may move-in on this day.

First-Year Student Move-In

Thursday, August 25
9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. PT

First-year students with a campus housing assignment may move-in on Thursday, August 25. LMU Student Housing will provide further information regarding your appointed move-in time.

First-Year Student Orientation

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Thursday, August 25–Sunday, August 28

View First-Year Student Schedule

First Year Parent & Family Orientation

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Thursday, August 25–Saturday, August 27

View the First-Year Parent & Family Schedule

Transfer Student Orientation

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Wednesday, August 24–Sunday, August 28

View the Transfer Student Schedule

Transfer Parent & Family Orientation

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Thursday, August 25–Saturday, August 27

View the Transfer Parent and Family Schedule

First-Year International Orientation

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Friday, August 19–Sunday, August 28

View the First-Year International Orientation Schedule

First-Year International Parent & Family Orientation

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Friday, August 19 & Thursday, August 25–Saturday, August 27

View the First-Year International Parents & Families Schedule

Onboarding Resources

New Student Orientation Leaders

The LMU Orientation Programs team welcomes students and their families to Loyola Marymount University and are available to help provide a more seamless transitional experience. Along with faculty and staff, there are ample resources to help prepare you for the upcoming fall semester. Should there be any additional questions, please contact us at orientation@lmu.edu.

Transfer Student Orientation Modules

As part of your onboarding experience, incoming transfer students will view a suite of videos that provide information about registration, academic tools, and student resources. Completion credit will be given, and students may work at their own pace. The Transfer Student Orientation modules should be completed prior to course registration so you are fully prepared to enroll and understand the next steps you must take prior to arrival on campus.

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First-year New Student Orientation Modules

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As part of your onboarding experience, incoming first-year students will view a suite of videos that provide information about academic tools and student resources. Completion credit will be given and students may work at their own pace. The New Student Orientation modules must be completed prior to arrival so you learn about making payments to your Student Account, ordering books for you classes, accessing student resources, and getting involved on campus.

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