New Student Orientation

All new students are encouraged to participate in the New Student Orientation Program conducted by HCC faculty, staff, and current students.The program is designed to acquaint the student with the college environment, philosophy, purposes, and policies. A campus tour will be given by student leaders following the orientation. Pre-registration for orientations and campus tours is helpful, but not required.

Fall 2016 Orientation Dates

Choose one of these sessions:

  • Thursday, August 25, 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
  • Friday, August 26, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, August 27, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

All sessions begin in the Kepler Center for Performing Arts. 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 Clubs
  • 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.

Campus Tours

  • Each Tuesday, July 19 through August 23, at 10 a.m.
  • Each Wednesday, July 20 through August 24, at 3 p.m.

The tour will begin in the Student Activities Office, Student Center room 163, and will last approximately one hour. Students will be shown where their classrooms are located, so please bring a class schedule. Students must pre-register in advance by emailing hbbarnhart@hagerstowncc.edu. Family members are welcome to attend with the student.