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Orientation and First Semester Planning


All new students are required to complete online orientation. To complete NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION, sign in to your Student Portal. From the Student Status tile, click on Orientation.

Orientation topics Include:

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


Note: Promise Students CLICK HERE to be directed to the Promise First Semester Planning schedule.

All other new students are required to complete first semester educational planning (SEP) with the help of a counselor.  To complete FIRST SEMESTER PLANNING online,  click on the link below to the recorded Youtube video you can complete at your convenience:

OR attend one of the live webinars presented by a counselor (see the calendar below).  No RSVP is required, just click on the Zoom link below five minutes before the start time of the webinar you would like to attend.  

Day Date Time Counselor Zoom Registration Link 


2/22/2021 4:30pm-6:30pm Gold 
Tuesday 2/23/2021 10:00am-12:00pm  Vasquez 


3/1/2021 10:00am-12:00pm Marquez 
Thursday 3/4/2021 4:30pm-6:30pm Reed 
Tuesday 3/9/2021 4:30pm-6:30pm Goldberg 
Wednesday 3/10/2021 10:00am-12:00pm Romero 
Monday 3/15/2021 10:00am-12:00pm Fanelli 
Wednesday 3/17/2021 4:30pm-6:30pm Petrini 
Tuesday 3/23/2021 4:30pm-6:30pm Vasquez 
Thursday 3/25/2021 12:00am-12:00pm Broome 

First Semester Planning topics include:

  • Introduction to Student Portal
  • Understanding English and math placements
  • Identifying educational goal/major
  • How to read the Schedule of Classes
  • How to register for classes
  • Creating your first semester Student Educational Plan

Forms you need to complete your first semester Student Educational Plan: