Carnegie Mellon University

Welcome to Carnegie Mellon University, undergraduate first-year and transfer students!

Our week-long Orientation program for incoming undergraduate students is a dynamic and engaging experience that will introduce you to the expectations, culture and traditions of Carnegie Mellon University.

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Live-Streamed Orientation 2020 Events

Pre-Show
Approximately 20 minutes

President's Welcome
Approximately 28 minutes

Community Collage
Approximately 59 minutes

CMU First-Year Orientation Welcome Kit: You're a Tartan!

Print and snip some fun CMU cutouts and signs to decorate your room wherever you are living this year. Practice origami in the shape of CMU's beloved Scotty dog. Show up to all of your Zoom sessions with a customized CMU background. Congrats on becoming a Tartan - it's time to celebrate and show that Tartan pride! 

What's life like at CMU?

Follow @lifeatcmu to find out.

Meet the 2020 HOCs! 

Learn more about the Head Orientation Counselor role. 

Head Orientation Counselors