New Student Orientation

Fall 2018 Orientation - August 15-19

RMC’s New Student Orientation is a four-day experience designed to:

  • familiarize you with our campus and the Billings area;

  • acclimate you to the social and academic atmosphere you will encounter;

  • solidify your connection to the Rocky community before classes begin.

Our main purpose for Orientation is to assist new students in making positive transitions to college life by preparing them for success in the classroom and within the greater RMC community.  At Orientation you will interact with your classmates, faculty, staff, and student leaders who will support you throughout your college career.  You’ll explore the surrounding area, serve the community, make new friends and have a lot of fun!

Save the Date - Fall 2018 Orientation Set for August 15-19

Fall 2018 New Student Orientation has been scheduled for August 15-19, 2018. Residence hall check in begins on the afternoon of Wednesday, August 15. The official kick-off for Orientation events is Thursday morning, August 16. Stay tuned for additional details in early April 2018. Below is a brief description of the events of each day of New Student Oirentation.

Wednesday, August 15

Residence Hall Check-in will take place in the afternoon, followed by a social event with your Residence Hall Advisors and neighbors.

Thursday, August 16

Your first day on campus is designed to get you comfortably moved in and to help you acclimate to your new home and surroundings. You will meet the residence life staff and resident advisor (RA) on your floor, RMC staff and faculty, and peer leaders.

Friday, August 17

The focus of programming on Friday is academic preparation. You will have an opportunity to meet your faculty members and academic advisor as well as connect with a variety of students and staff members dedicated to supporting your academic success. There will also be plenty of time to get to know your neighbors and classmates.

Saturday, August 18

Building strong relationships on campus and in the broader Billings community is an essential component for college success. Today’s programming is designed to help you build these relationships.

Sunday, August 19

Sunday is dedicated to rest and relaxation, with an option for an all-day adventure exploring the local area. Dining Services begins Sunday evening.