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New Student Orientation Registration

Orientation gets you prepared to be successful at Collin College!

As a Freshman or a First Time In College student, attending orientation is one of the steps you need to complete before you register for courses.  There is no charge for students to complete Orientation.

Freshman or a First Time In College students are required to complete either the on campus or online Orientation prior to registering for courses.  Which one of the two is best for you?

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  • Advance registration is required to attend.  Orientation is not a come-and-go event.  Students who are late to Orientation will not receive credit for the Orientation and will have to register for a different Orientation session. Walk-ins to Orientation are accepted as time and space allows.
  • Time is allotted at the end of on campus Orientations for family and guest questions and discussion.  Parents and guests attend at no charge.  (Children are not able to attend orientation sessions.)
  • At the end of Orientation students have the opportunity to tour campus.
  • Click here for on campus Orientation registration 
    Summer/Fall dates start in April/May
    Winter/Spring dates start November

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  • In addition to online Orientation, Collin College also offers Online Group Advising.  Attending an Online Group Advising session does not fulfill your orientation requirement.  Click here for online advising information.  Scroll to the bottom of the advising page and click on the online advising link. 
  • If you are unable to attend one of our on campus orientations, you can complete an online orientation session.  Click here and you will be prompted to log-in to CougarWeb.  Under the Student tab, click "Mandatory Training and Hold Information" and click "Mandatory Orientation Online."
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Additional Orientation Information

New Student Orientation Staff (Student Campus Ambassadors) -

Collin College has an amazing staff of professionals and students who plan, coordinate, and execute each new student orientation session. Our student, Campus Ambassadors attend each event to serve as academic and social role models and mentor new students at Collin College. Learn more about the Campus Ambassador Position.

If you have any questions contact us at 972.881.5788