Monroe College's Bronx campus is an ideal urban campus located in the bustling Fordham section.

New Rochelle

Located in downtown New Rochelle, the Monroe College New Rochelle campus is nestled in a diverse, thriving suburban community in Westchester County.

St. Lucia

The scenic Monroe College St. Lucia campus in Barnard Hill Castries on the Caribbean island of St. Lucia combines the best of many worlds.


Monroe's Queens Extension Center is located in the heart of downtown Flushing, a vibrant and ethnically mixed district of Queens.

  • New Rochelle Students

    Welcome to the Fall 2017 semester at Monroe College. We are delighted that you’re joining us. 

    Your Student Services office is responsible for assisting you on your path towards graduation. Our advisors will provide you with individualized and personalized support, with a special emphasis on the resources and skills you need to reach your academic and career goals. To start you off, we have organized an orientation program with social activities and informational programs to help you get acclimated to the college. Freshmen should carefully review the “First Year Experience” program, while graduate students will find information on their orientation at the bottom of the page.  

    First Year Experience (Freshmen)

      Summer Slam – Student Orientation

      July 28th – 29th (Overnight)

      Summer Slam Orientation will be your first real taste of the college experience; a chance for you to step out and create some of the memories that will last a lifetime. Bond with your classmates and your advisors during an overnight orientation event full of fun, team-building experiences at the Radisson Hotel and the New Rochelle Campus. Attendance is mandatory.

      Day One (July 28th)

      • Check-in/Registration (11:00 am – 2:00 pm)
        Radisson Hotel

        Students will arrive at the Raddison Hotel to receive their room assignment. Once students are checked in to their rooms, they should pick up their orientation packet and temporary ID and meet their Orientation Leader

      • Welcome Session (2:00 pm – 2:30 pm)
        Gaddy Grand Room 

        For the first time, students will meet with their entire first year class for this official opening ceremony to formally kick off the first year experience.
      • Your Destination, Your Journey (2:30 pm – 3:30 pm)
        Mustang Athletic Complex 

        College is an opportunity to meet new people, network, and make connections. During this social, students will have the opportunity to meet faculty, staff, and other administrators at the college.

      • Street Smarts for Students (3:30 pm – 4:30 pm)
        Milavec Classrooms

        Who can give you better insight on what to expect at Monroe College and how to own your college experience than current Monroe students? During this Q&A session, you will be able to get a candid glimpse into students’ experiences at Monroe.
      • Monroe Blue-B-Q (5:00 pm)
        Gaddy Courtyard

        Join us in starting a new and delicious school tradition with the first Monroe Blue-B-Q. There will be plenty of food, music, and spirit to welcome you into the blue and gold family. 

      • Mustang Madness (7:00 pm)
        Mustang Athletic Complex

        Let the games begin! Show us what you’re made of in the ultimate game night and spirit rally. Join your classmates for Monroe’s very own wipe out challenge. 

      • Movie Night (10:15 pm)
        Gaddy Atrium

        Wind down and relax at our annual First Year Movie Night!

      Day Two (July 29th)

      • Highway to Success (9:15 am – 10:30 am)
        Student Services  

        Your success in college depends greatly on your ability to navigate your academic subjects. Your First Year Experience advisor will be a key resource to ensuring that you complete your degree. Meet with your advisor and talk about your plan for the next semester and beyond. 

      Early Start Move-in

      August 5th

      Students in the Early Start Program will move in to the dorms.  

      English Academies 

      August 7th - 10th              

      Students who require remediation in English will take this intensive three-day course to better prepare them for the requirements of college-level English. Students who take the English Academies will have the opportunity to test into college-level English.

      Early Start Classes Begin/Welcome Dinner

      August 7th 

      The Monroe College Early Start Program is an opportunity for motivated high school students to earn six college credits before the Fall semester begins. These classes, which begin on August 7th and are taught by Monroe College faculty, are courses within your respective major. To register for these classes, contact your Admissions Advisor.  

      Pre-season Move-in

      August 11
      Student-athletes will move in to the dorms in anticipation of their preseason. Join the coaches and residence life staff for a welcome dinner.

      English Academies 

      August 28th - 31st

      Students in the college readiness program will take these courses in preparation for college English. 

      New Student Move-in

      September 5th

      New students will move in to the dorms. Join residence life for a welcome dinner and orientation. 

      Continuing Students Move-in

      September 6th – 7th

      Campus Orientation and Textbook Pickup Day

      September 7th

      This campus orientation will give you the opportunity to pick up your textbooks and other materials, and to make and last minute adjustments to your schedule.

      Athletic Orientation

      September 7th

      Students-athletes will join the athletics staff for an orientation. 

      Fall Semester Begins

      September 8th

      Semester Kick off

      September 9

      Students are invited to a campus-wide bonding activity to celebrate the beginning of the academic year and raise  the campus spirit

      Family Success Night

      October 2 
      Gaddy Hall

      Parents of Freshmen are invited to come learn about what they should expect when their child is attending Monroe College, as well as methods to support their child’s academic endeavors.

      King Graduate School

      King Graduate School Orientation

      September 7
      6:00 pm
      King Hall/The Mintz Auditorium

      Learn more about the King Graduate School and your program at this orientation for new graduate students (Bronx, New Rochelle, and Online).