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Freshman Orientation

Last updated August 14, 2020

Welcome to Morningside College.   We are excited to have you on campus..  Please check out the orientation schedule as it starts your Morningside Experience.


Need Help?  Contact Your Adviser or Book an Appointment with an Academic Year Adviser

Log on to your Handshake account through  Once logged in, click on Career Center toward the top right of the page.  Select Appointments and Select a New Appointment. Once you select your Appointment Type, the dates and times will populate and you can select what works best for you. *If you are using the mobile Handshake App, select the School 2020 Orientation Schedule.   (updated July 30, 2020)

Icon at the bottom of the page, select Appointments and Schedule a New Appointment..               


2020 Freshman Orientation Dates:   Move in - Sunday, August 16th - Watch for an email from Residence Life for your assigned move-in time.

Orientation is Sunday, August 16  through Tuesday, August 18th.   Classes start Wednesday, August 19

2020 Freshman Orientation Schedule (updated August 14, 2020)


Contact our Director of Orientation with any questions or concerns:



Shari Benson

Director of Freshman Orientation

(712) 274-5031

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