Save the Date! Spring 2018 Orientation

Orientation is a mandatory event and one of the most important parts of your transition to MCPHS. During Orientation you'll meet your future classmates and professors, familiarize yourself with campus, finalize your schedule, learn more about your program expectations, and discover what it's really like to be a student at MCPHS.

Register for Orientation

Date: Friday, January 5, 2018
Check-In: 8 – 8:45 a.m.
Location: Matricaria Lobby, 179 Longwood Avenue
End: 5:15 p.m.

If you have any questions, please contact us at We look forward to meeting you soon! 

Take advantage of discounted rates at local hotels

To make staying close to campus easier for families attending Orientation, we have arranged for special room rates at The Inn at Longwood Medical. The Inn is located at 342 Longwood Ave, Boston MA 02115.

Available Dates and Rates:

  • Thursday, January 4, 2018: Standard Room, $149 per night
  • Friday, January 5, 2018: Standard Room, $149 per night
  • Saturday, January 6, 2018: Standard Room, $149 per night
  • Parking Rate: $25 per night

To make a reservation, please call directly at 1.800.468.2378 or 617.731.4700, or book online. Reference the code MCSO0104 to access the group rate. Please note: Hotel room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes in effect at time of check-in.


Welcome Weekend

Welcome Weekend is a series of events designed to help you kick off a successful and fun semester. During Welcome Weekend, you have the opportunity to connect with other incoming students and make new friends. Immerse yourself in exciting, off-campus activities and take advantage of opportunities to explore the city of Boston.

All events are free to incoming students but you must register to reserve a spot. Online reservation will open soon. 

MCPHS University at the Movies!
Friday, January 5, 2018
Enjoy a movie night at a local theater. The specific movie title and time will be announced closer to Orientation. You must be free starting at 6:30 p.m. Movie ticket will be provided.

Shopping Trip
Saturday, January 6, 2018
Looking for winter clothes or items for your on-campus room or apartment? Students will meet in the Atrium lobby at 11 a.m. to walk to City Target in the Fenway area. This trip requires you to bring your own money if you wish to purchase anything.

Ice Skating at Frog Pond
Saturday, January 6, 2018
Want to experience winter in Boston? Come ice skating at Frog Pond! Transportation and admission included. Students will meet in the Atrium lobby at 12 p.m. to take the “T” to the Boston Common. This trip requires you to bring your own money if you wish to purchase food or drink at the event space.

Get to Know Boston: Shopping and Dining

Faneuil Hall Boston

Looking for amazing shopping and dining opportunities? You are in luck, because Boston has lots of great options.


Get to Know Boston: Museums & Culture

Museum of Fine Arts Boston

Did you know? Our Boston campus is conveniently located just minutes from some of the nation's most renowned museums.

Learn more 

Get to Know Boston: Great Outdoors

Charles river in Boston

Discover some of our favorite ways to connect with nature in the city of Boston.

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