Get your start as a Mustang at Mustang Welcome 2019!

During this four-day tradition, the Class of 2023 and new transfer students will:

  • Make new friends at fun events
  • Connect with Orientation Leaders (OL)
  • Discover student involvement opportunities
  • Learn about academic programs and helpful campus resources
  • Partake in informative workshops

Transfer Student Mustang Welcome

Monday, August 19

10:00-10:15am – Check In
10:15am – Group Photo
10:30 – Welcome from Vice President of Student Success
11:00 – Identity Session
12:00 – Lunch with Portal faculty and classmates
3:00pm – Convocation*
4:00pm – Tunnel Signing*
5:30pm – Out of State & Commuter Social – Dinner and bowling*


Traditional Student Mustang Welcome

August 17-21


As a new student to MMU, you are required to attend Mustang Welcome events. But don’t worry!
These four days are packed with tons of fun—everything from a tailgate party and trip to the water park, to meals with new friends and BINGO

Saturday, August 17

8 AM–3 PM

Move In

4:15–4:30 PM

Welcome with the President

4:30–6 PM

Tailgate Party (parents and guests depart after this event)

6–8 PM

OL Groups and Meetings

8 PM

S'mores on the Patio

Sunday, August 18

8–10:30 AM

Meals and Sessions

10:30 AM–4 PM

Activities: Water Park, Cedar Rapids Tour, Bike Trip, etc.

5–6 PM


7:30–8:30 PM

RAC Student Opening

8:30–9:30 PM

Welcome Mass

Monday, August 19

8 AM–2 PM

Meals and Sessions

3:30–4:30 PM

Founders Day Convocation

4:30–5:30 PM

Class Photo & Tunnel Signing

5–6:30 PM


5–7 PM

Bowling Party for Out-of-Staters and Commuters

7–8:30 PM

All-Athlete Meeting

8:00 PM

Ice Skating

Tuesday, August 20

7:30–8:30 AM


8:30 AM–2 PM

Mustangs in Action

2–3 PM

What’s Your One? Involvement Fair

3–5 PM

Get It Done Drop-In Hours

5–6 PM


7:30–9 PM


Wednesday, August 21

All day

First day of classes!


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