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New Student Orientations Scheduled At Collin College

July 1, 2010 – All Collin College first-time students – whether you are beginning your academic endeavors or returning to re-career – are encouraged to attend New Student Orientation. New Student Orientation, which is designed for students who have graduated from high school within the past three years, is a one-day program with a purpose to provide a comprehensive overview of the resources and opportunities available at Collin College.

New Student Orientation is from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 15 at Spring Creek Campus (SCC) in Plano; Tuesday, Aug. 3 at Preston Ridge Campus (PRC) in Frisco; Saturday, Aug. 7 at SCC; Thursday, Aug. 12 at Central Park Campus (CPC) in McKinney; and Wednesday, Aug. 18 at SCC.

New Student Orientation dates and locations for non-traditional students – or those returning to college after an extended break and adults starting college for the first time – are from 6-9 p.m. on Wednesday, July 28 at CPC, Tuesday, Aug. 10 at PRC and Thursday, Aug. 19 at SCC.

New Student Orientation for parents of new students will be held from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 7 at SCC and Thursday, Aug. 12 at CPC.

For more information, call 972.377.1750 or visit

Collin College serves about 46,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degree and certificate programs. The only public college in the county, Collin College is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development.