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Orientation and Counseling


ORIENTATION: All new, non-exempt students are required to complete online orientation prior to assessment.  Click to start the online Orientation below, and sign in with your Student ID number to monitor your progress to completion. 


Topics include:

  • Campus Policies & Procedures
  • Academic Expectations
  • Educational Program Information
  • Campus Resources and Special Programs
  • Maintaining Registration Priority

Screen view of the online orientation

   Start New Student Orientation




COUNSELING: FIRST SEMESTER STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLANNING (SEP):  After completing the online orientation and assessment, students may complete Counseling: First Semester Student Educational Planning (SEP) session in-person or online.  In-person SEP group sessions are led by a counselor and can be scheduled at the Assessment Center or by calling the Counseling Department at (818) 947-2600, ext. 4200.  During this session the students review:

  • Assessment results
  • Educational Goal
  • Registration Process
  • Important dates and deadlines
  • First Semester Educational Planning (Abbreviated SEP)

See the optional online version and the corresponding New Student Handbook below. 

Screen view of the online advising system 

Start Counseling: First Semester Planning


New Student Handbook [PDF: 7.7MB]