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Welcome to MIT, Class of 2025!  We are excited to welcome you to the Institute at Orientation!

Orientation 2021


During Orientation, you will have many opportunities to connect with your new classmates as well as MIT faculty and staff. You’ll explore academic options, register for your first semester of classes, learn about Undergraduate Residential Life (URL) and student life programs, and explore campus resources.

Orientation includes First-Year Pre-Orientation Programs (FPOPs) offered right before the official beginning of orientation, the President’s Convocation, faculty lectures, and other opportunities to connect with faculty and administrators from academic departments and programs. You’ll also be participating in various special orientation events and programs designed to introduce you to life at MIT.

Details on Orientation 2021 for the Class of 2025 will become available here on May 1, please check back.

In the meantime, if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us via email firstyear@mit.eduWe are available between 9am-5pm EST, Monday through Friday.

View the Orientation 2020 Academics Presentation Video