New Student Orientation

All new students must complete an on-campus or online orientation before receiving a Student ID Card or parking permit. The program is designed to acquaint students with the college environment, resources, procedures, and policies. A campus tour will be given by student leaders during the on-campus orientation. Pre-registration for on-campus orientations and campus tours is helpful, but not required.

Fall 2019 Orientation Dates

  • Friday, August 23 from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. (lunch provided)
  • Saturday, August 24 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. (refreshments provided)

Sessions will begin in the Kepler Theater. View or download a campus map.

Topics include:

  • Resources available on campus including:
    • Tutoring Services through the Learning Support Center
    • Library Resources
    • Moodle
    • WebAdvisor
    • Campus Safety
    • Student Organizations
  • Tips from current students
  • What to expect your first semester
  • How to get involved in campus activities
  • Campus tour

Family members are welcome to attend. Register for your spot online.

One-hour campus tours will be available:

  • Tuesday, August 13 and 20, at 3 p.m.
  • Wednesday, August 14 and 21, at 9 a.m.

Meet at the Student Activities Office, Student Center room 163. Bring a copy of your class schedule and the student tour guide will show you where your classrooms are located. The reserve a spot for the campus tour, e-mail: Please note: you will still need to complete the online orientation to receive a Student ID Card or parking permit.

Virtual Orientation

If you are unable to attend new student orientation in person, you may take a virtual orientation online. Please note that the virtual orientation is currently only available for desktop users and is best viewed in the latest version of Firefox. The virtual orientation may take some time to load.

View the Virtual Orientation


Please note: All new and returning students must either have completed the online orientation or the on-campus orientation to receive a Student ID Card and parking sticker.