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OSL Special Events


New Student Orientation (NSO) (Before each semester)
NSO offers an “insider’s” introduction to Montgomery College and provides essential information to help students navigate and get connected to Montgomery College. Students meet fellow students, faculty, staff, and administrators and discover the many campus resources available. When new students make these connections early on, they are more likely to experience a successful transition and enjoy their college experience.

Welcome Week (First week of each semester)
This event welcomes new and returning students to the campus. Students can meet new friends and catch up with the old ones while enjoying fun, music, food, and giveaways.

Club Rush (Formerly Involvement Fest (Early each semester)
This event provides students an opportunity to learn more about the numerous ways they can get involved on campus. Various student clubs and organizations have tables to share information about their particular group, recruit new members and identify potential faculty/staff advisors.

Constitution Day (September 17th)
Join the Montgomery College community on this American Federal observance of the adoption of the United States Constitution and those who have become U.S. citizens.

International Education Week (November)
International Student Week provides the campus community with the opportunity to showcase the diversity of our students via programs provided by the Office of Student Life, student clubs & organizations as well as others. The events join students, faculty, staff and community members so that they may celebrate and enjoy the diversity of our campus.

Advocacy Day (February)
Advocacy Day is an annual event where students from Maryland’s sixteen community colleges visit the state capitol to meet with legislators and advocate for the interests of community colleges.

Earth Week (April)
Student clubs, community volunteer and advocacy organizations, and academic departments come together to celebrate the Earth and its people, learn ways to care for our environment, and volunteer.

Annual End-of-the-Year Awards Ceremony (May)
This event recognizes the hard work and dedication of students who are involved in campus clubs and organizations. Students and advisors are recognized for club of the year, club program of the year, advisor of the year, club member of the year and other awards.

Volunteer Fairs (Once a semester)
Learn about volunteer opportunities with local community organizations.

Days of Service (throughout the year)
Meet other students on these days of volunteering throughout the county. Special opportunities for first-year students and clubs are scheduled throughout the year.

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