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New Student Orientation

What is Matriculation?

This Orientation is part of the Matriculation Process -your steps to success!

Matriculation is designed to help you learn how to: 1) choose the right classes 2) establish educational goals & make a plan 3) learn the college system, and 4) use campus services & resources.

What are the parts of Matriculation?

Admission: Completing an admission application which will provide the college with information about your educational plans and career goals.

Assessment: Participating in an assessment session which will measure your current skill levels in reading, writing, and mathematics. The scores are used for advising you in selecting the level of courses that are right for you.

Orientation: Attending a New Student Orientation, either online or in person.  You will be provided with important information on how to succeed in college and become acquainted  with the college's facilities, rules, policies and procedures; supportive services and special programs, and course expectations and other academic procedures.

Counseling and Advisement: Meeting with a counselor to identify your goals, to develop your individual educational plan, and to select appropriate courses.

Follow-up: Participating in other support services and meeting regularly with a counselor to review and update your plan.

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