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New Student Orientation

All students are encouraged to participate in a new student orientation program conducted by members of the faculty, staff and students. Orientation is designed to increase your opportunity for a successful Hagerstown Community College experience. The program is designed to acquaint the student with the college environment, philosophy, purposes and policies. A campus tour is given by the student leaders and informational packets are distributed.

Orientation Date (You should reserve a seat if you plan to attend, but it is not required)

Saturday, January 11, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m., beginning in the Student Center.

Topics covered include:

  • Resources available on campus
  • Tour of campus
  • Tips and tricks from current students
  • What to expect your first semester
  • How to get involved in campus activities
  • plus, much more!

Remember, family members are encouraged to attend also.

To reserve a spot register on-line.

For additional information contact Heather Barnhart at 240-500-2225 or email You can also check out our on-line virtual orientation.


Campus tours will be given in August - each Tuesday at 10 a.m. and Wednesday at 2 p.m. The tour will last about 1 hour, and students will be shown where their classrooms are located. These tours are limited to 10 students each. Students must pre-register by e-mail: Tours begin in the Student Center lobby. Family members are welcome to attend with the student.