New Student Week

Join us for a week of events to learn more about Middlesex College!

Please feel free to attend virtual workshops from January 17–20 and join us for an in-person on-campus self-guided tour and scavenger hunt on Friday, January 20 to get to know our campus, obtain your Student ID card, and enter for a chance to win some prizes.

Virtual Workshops Tuesday – Friday


Tools and Tech to Thrive at Middlesex College

Tuesday, January 17 at 11:00 am

Learn about services offered by the Library and the Tutoring and Writing Center including how to access research and citation help, books, videos and textbooks, what study spaces, computing, and community events are available, and how to access subject and writing tutoring. Find out more about Canvas, the Learning Management System used at Middlesex College.

ESL Program Orientation

Tuesday, January 17 at 1:00 pm

This workshop is a must for any students taking English as a Second Language (ESL) courses. It will provide students with a brief overview of the department, and discuss frequently asked questions; such as, important Middlesex apps and how to access them, transition planning, declaring a major, and important reminders for financial planning. Allow us to answer your questions about progressing through the ESL program with the intention of working towards a degree.

Financial Aid Q&A/Federal Work Study: Employment on Campus

Tuesday, January 17 at 6:00 pm

Learn about your Financial Aid award and how to maintain your Financial Aid eligibility. Find out about Federal Work Study positions for the opportunity to work on campus. Come with questions for a Q&A with Financial Aid Counselors.


myMiddlesex Matters: Apps to Keep You on Track

Wednesday, January 18 at 11:00 am

myMiddlesex is a one-stop resource for students to access all the important apps for school. Learn about Self Service, the importance of your Middlesex College email account, and other resources on the site.

Connecting with Disability Services

Wednesday, January 18 at 1:00 pm

Hear from Prof. Elaine Weir Daidone, Counselor for Students with Disabilities, and learn about: Reasonable accommodations in College vs Special Education, Linking with Disability Services - Disability Services Application, documentation and the process, Example of a “Letter of Accommodation”, Communicating with your Professors, Adapted Technology Lab resources and loan program, Adapted Testing Process.

Click on Canvas for Success!

Wednesday, January 18 at 6:00 pm

Shannon Osborn-Jones, Assistant Director of eLearning will be going over how to get started in Canvas, Middlesex College’s online learning platform. Find out how to find, create and submit your assignments online, check your grades, contact your professors and many other things that you will need to be successful here at Middlesex.


EOF: A Legacy of Student Success

Thursday, January 19 at 10:00 am

This session invites new and transfer students interested in receiving financial support and an array of comprehensive services necessary to achieve academic success, enhance their personal growth, and gain career development skills. If you are looking for a support system to guide and coach you during your educational journey, then you should come and learn more about the EOF (Educational Opportunity Fund) program, which for over 50 years, has helped over 50,000 students graduate college and achieve academic and professional success.

Stay Ahead of the Game: Essentials for Transferring to a 4-Year College

Thursday, January 19 at 1:00 pm

It is never too early to think about transferring to a four-year college. Learn about how your Middlesex College Associate’s degree can transfer into a Bachelor’s degree program and learn about what steps you can take now to prepare for the transfer process.

Keeping Your Financial Aid Eligibility

Thursday, January 19 at 6:00 pm

Now that you are registered for classes and qualify for financial aid, you must meet eligibility requirements in order to continue receiving financial aid. Learn about these requirements and receive tips to ensure your success.

Middlesex Families 101: Supporting Your College Student

Thursday, January 19 at 7:00 pm

This workshop is for parents, guardians, caregivers, and families of Middlesex College students. Support your new college student by learning about important dates, support services available to students, Person Proxy and privacy laws, and tips for student success.


Justice Scholars Program Information Session

Friday, January 20 at 11:00 am

Designed specifically for formerly incarcerated and justice-impacted students on our College campus, the Justice Scholars Program offers holistic support, advising, and other relevant services to help our Scholars succeed and establish a sense of. Learn more about the program and the Center for Justice Impacted Students at Middlesex College.

Stay Connected with Student Engagement

Friday, January 20 at 1:00 pm

Meet other new students and participate in virtual games while learning about Student Life, Civic Engagement and Community Partnerships, Community Resource Hub and Food Pantry, and Athletics. Participate for the chance to win prizes and gift cards.

In-Person Events – Friday

Enjoy music, games, food, and networking!

Self-Guided Tour and Campus Scavenger Hunt

Friday, January 20 at 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Start at the College Center and take part in the Scavenger Hunt that will take you throughout the Edison Campus. Take selfies at designated areas, post to your social media to win prizes, get your ID card and take home some Middlesex College swag. Students can begin the tour and hunt anytime between 10:00AM and 3:00PM.

Join us for New Student Week

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