First Year Student Check In Instructions - Montreat College

First Year Student Check In Instructions

ALL FIRST YEAR STUDENTS (including residential and commuters) are required to follow these steps for fall check in. You are a first year student if you’re a residential or commuter student who is about to begin your first semester at Montreat College. 

First Year Check-in | Thursday & Friday, August 18-19 | Various Times

NOTE: Fall Athletes are expected to return to campus on August 15, 2022. Fall Student Athletes will receive a separate email with instructions for their check in.

  • Who: Any FIRST YEAR (both residential and commuter) student.
    • If the Fall 2022 semester will be your first semester at Montreat College, you are expected to report to campus on either Thursday, August 18th or Friday, August 19th (depending on which date you signed up for during Cav Connect).
    • All students are required to attend Welcome Week.
    • Fines will be assessed for non-attendance or late arrival.
  • Where: Anderson Auditorium//L. Nelson Bell Library
    • All students must report to the Anderson Auditorium parking lot upon arrival to campus. Residential students will not be permitted to move into their residence hall until they check in at Anderson Auditorium.  
    • Students who have not been cleared to check in will be directed to the Library to complete missing steps. Make sure to complete all items on the New Student Orientation Task List before arriving to campus.  
  • When: Students must report to campus at the designated time they signed up for a Cav Connect.s below based on the first letter of their last name.
    • Thursday, August 18th | 1-5 p.m.
      • Dual Enrolled Students | 4-5 p.m.
    • Friday, August 19th | 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
      • First Year Commuter Students | 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Please arrive on time. As a reminder, fines will be assessed for non-attendance or late arrival.

Please watch this helpful video to better understand the process and expectations for check-in. 

FAQs

  1. I’m a commuter, do I have to check-in? Yes, all students must check-in at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 19th. Commuter students are also required to stay for all Welcome Week activities. 
  2. Do I need a negative COVID test or proof of vaccination? Yes, all students will be required to show proof of COVID vaccination or a negative test result at the time of their check-in. 
  3. Can I go to my residence hall before checking in? No, all students must report to the Anderson Auditorium parking lot for drive-through check in before moving into their residence hall. If cleared to move in, students will be given permission to report to their residence hall. If not cleared to move in, students will be directed to the Library. Fines will be assessed for those students who bypass this portion of the check in process. 
  4. When do classes begin? The Fall 2022 semester officially begins on Tuesday, August 23rd. All First Year Students must check in during their designated time on Friday, August 19th. 
  5. How do I know if I’m cleared to check in? Students need to make sure they’ve completed all steps listed on the New Student Orientation Task List.