This program is for both on-campus and online students who would like to attend. In addition to meeting your fellow students and learning more about the resources available to you at RMCAD, you will receive information about academic policies, financial aid and advising processes, and meet your department chair as well as key staff members who will support you through your time at RMCAD.

If you are a student who will be enrolled in on-campus classes, please be sure to attend the on-campus orientation AND complete the online orientation module. If you are a student who will be strictly taking online classes, please complete the online orientation module.

Orientation: Saturday, January 5, 2019, 10 am - 2:30 pm


On-Campus Orientation

Our on-campus orientation is meant for students who will be taking on-campus classes during their time at RMCAD. This program is an in-person orientation that only needs to be attended by those students who are enrolled in campus classes. Attendance at on-campus orientation is highly recommended and encouraged.

Orientation for campus students beginning their classes in the 2019 Spring A term (January 7) will be held on Saturday, January 5, 2019 from 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.  

The program for the day will include presentations from important departments, lunch with your department chair, hands-on technology training and in-depth introduction to your first-year courses.

Please RSVP here by Wednesday, January 2, 2019 to attend the Spring A Orientation. You will receive a confirmation email and additional details once we receive your RSVP. You may also RSVP for future Orientations using the link above. Please ensure that you select your respective start date as you complete the form.

For more information or if you have any questions regarding On-Campus Orientation please email Melinda Kern at orientation@rmcad.edu

Click here to download and view the Spring Orientation information packet and full schedule.

Online Orientation

Our Online Orientation is meant as a tool for all students. This orientation is an online module hosted with in the Learning Management System, or LMS. Even our on-campus students are enrolled in classes in our online platform, so each and every student must complete this module.