New Student Orientation

Welcome to the UMW Community!

Congratulations on your acceptance to the University of Mary Washington! New Student Orientation is a special time for students and the entire Mary Washington community. We are thrilled to welcome you!

To find out more about January Orientation, please click here.

As information becomes available about the New Student Orientation process, we will make it available to you via this website. Please feel free to email orientation@umw.edu with questions.

You can also connect with UMW virtually:

Check out our video view books with faculty, staff, and students sharing campus traditions, experiential learning opportunities, and even some “day in the life” student perspectives.


Remember to start getting into the habit of checking your UMW student email! Need help setting it up? Visit the IT webpage.

*You will receive an email two days prior to your session with your zoom link!