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New Student Orientation
Welcome to Collin College's New Student Orientation!

 

nso logoWelcome to Collin College! First Time In College students at Collin College are required to attend an orientation in order to receive essential information prior to registering for classes.  New students will learn about academic and community expectations, campus culture, services and resources available on all of Collin College’s Campuses.   

We are here to help and direct you, answer your questions and address your concerns. You can satisfy your orientation requirement by attending orientation on campus, participating in an online group advising session, or accessing online orientation.

On Campus Orientation

 CENTRAL PARK CAMPUS

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 from 5:30- 7:30 pm in the New Conference Center

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 from 1:00-3:00 pm in the New Conference Center

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 from 5:30- 7:30 pm in the New Conference Center

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 from 1:00-3:00 pm in the New Conference Center

PRESTON RIDGE CAMPUS

Monday, May 23, 2016 from 5:30- 7:30 pm in the Conference Center

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 from 5:30- 7:30 pm in the Conference Center

Friday, July 22, 2016 from 1:00-3:00 pm in the Conference Center

Saturday, July 30, 2016 from 9:00- 11:00 am in the Conference Center

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 from 9:00- 11:00 am in the Conference Center

SPRING CREEK CAMPUS

Saturday, April 30, 2016 from 9:00- 11:00 am in the Living Legends Conference Center

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 from 5:30- 7:30 pm in the Living Legends Conference Center

Thursday, June 16, 2016 from 1:00-3:00 pm in the Living Legends Conference Center

Monday, July 25, 2016 from 1:00-3:00 pm in the Living Legends Conference Center

Saturday, August 6, 2016 from 9:00- 11:00 am in the Living Legends Conference Center

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 from 1:00- 3:00 pm in the Living Legends Conference Center

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 from 5:30- 7:30 pm in the Living Legends Conference Center

Thursday, August 18, 2016 from 9:00-11:00 am in the Living Legends Conference Center

REGISTER HERE FOR ON CAMPUS ORIENTATION 

Orientation is not a come-and-go event.  Registration is required to attend.  Children are not able to attend orientation sessions

Parent/Guest Sessions

We offer special orientation sessions for parents and guest to attend that mirror our new student orientations. Children are not able to attend these sessions.

Saturday, July 30, 2016 from 9:00- 11:00 am in the Preston Ridge Campus Conference Center

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 from 5:30- 7:30 pm in the Central Park Campus New Conference Center

Saturday, August 6, 2016 from 9:00- 11:00 am in the Spring Creek Campus John Anthony Theatre

REGISTER HERE FOR PARENT/GUEST SESSION DATES

Online Orientation

If you are unable to attend one of our on campus orientation sessions, you can complete an online orientation session starting April 1, 2016.  Please click HERE  and you will be prompted to log-in to CougarWeb.  Go under "Holds" and click "Online Orientation."

Online Group Advising

We have several dates and times available for online group advising.  During this online group advising session, you will be able to review your personalized advising worksheet.

REGISTER HERE FOR ONLINE GROUP ADVISING

 

Additional Resources

For a list of topics and presentations covered at new student orientation, refer to the SAMPLE AGENDA.

For a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), refer to the New Student Orientation FAQs.

For additional Parent Resources, please click  HERE 

NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION STAFF

Collin College has an amazing staff of professionals and students who plan, coordinate, and execute each new student orientation session.

Our student, Orientation Leaders attend each event to serve as academic and social role models and mentor new students at Collin College.  To learn more about the Orientation Leader Position, please click HERE

Our 2015-2016 Orientation Leader Staff 

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at orientation@collin.edu  or 972.377.1750