We’re very excited to welcome you to campus this fall! The New Student Orientation is designed to provide you with essential information related to academic requirements and campus resources at Carroll. In addition, orientation activities provide you the opportunity to make valuable connections with current faculty, staff and students.
The freshman experience at Carroll is designed to integrate students into our energetic learning environment while fostering new friendships and connections. In the Alpha Seminars, students learn critical reading, writing and thinking skills in a small seminar-style class. The year begins with a relevant piece of literature read by the entire freshman class which sets the stage for meaningful discussion throughout the semester. Alpha Seminars are led by professors from across the academic spectrum. They serve as advisors to students by providing close faculty/student interaction and academic counseling throughout the year.
Freshman Orientation shapes new students’ experiences by encouraging new friendships, facilitate students discovering Helena, and absorbing a key part of the Carroll experience—helping others.
Carroll College would like to invite all new and transfer students--and their parents--to join us for 2016 New Student Orientation. The student orientation program will be held from Thursday, August 18 through Sunday, August 21. The parent orientation program will be held from Thursday evening, August 18, through Friday morning, August 19. Move-in day is Thursday, August 18. For more information on New Student Orientation, contact Patrick Harris, Director of Student Activities and Leadership, at 406.447.4380 or on email at email@example.com.
As part of the orientation process there are a number of welcome week events offered which allow students to meet new friends and become familiar with Carroll and the Helena Community.
Campus housing at Carroll will provide you with a bed, mattress, closet, desk, desk chair, cable television connection and computer data port. Items you may want to pack would include:
Campus housing at Carroll College will provide you with a safe living and learning environment. To enhance the safety of all residents living in community, we ask you to not bring these items with you to college:
Information for hunters: Carroll College offers storage for hunting rifles brought to campus in a case or storage-type container. All hunting rifles must be unloaded and ammunition placed in a separate container. Hunting rifles cannot be stored in a student's room in campus housing or in a student's vehicle. Contact Jake Hanley, Assistant Director for Community Living--St Charles Hall, at 406.447.5509 to make arrangements to check-in any firearm to the college's weapon storage prior to arrival on campus.×
If you are wondering what kind of computer to bring, how to get on the internet, or what kind of technology services are offered, check out the Campus Computing and Information Technology (CCIT) website to get answers to these questions and more!
System: Windows 7 or newer or Mac OS 10.9 or newer
Hardware: Any computer purchased within the last couple of years with wireless connectivity should work.
We do our best to support most phones, iPads, iPods, Android devices, Nooks, Kindles, Xboxs, Playstations, Wiis etc. Be aware that we may not be able to support all older technology.
Come join us for Freshman Retreat September 9-11, 2016, where we take nearly half the 1st year students to beautiful Legendary Lodge on Salmon Lake. Registration is now open.
Our 2016 Alpha summer reading assignment for incoming freshmen is All of the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. Find out more