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New Student Orientation Registration

All new student orientation sessions will be done virtually using Zoom through August 2021.  All sessions have occurred, so you will need to complete the Online Orientation.

New Student Orientation gets you prepared to be successful at Collin College!

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

Freshman or a First Time In College students are required to attend either the New Student Orientation session (on-campus/virtual) or complete Online Orientation prior to registering for courses.  Which one is better for you?

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  • If you are unable to attend one of our in-person
    New Student Orientation sessions,  you can complete the O
    nline New Student Orientation module.
      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 New Student Orientation information



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Extended Orientation: C.A.T. Camp (Cougars Achieve Together)



If you have completed New Student Orientation, take the next step to prepare you for your educational journey at Collin College with C.A.T. Camp (Cougars Achieve Together). This FREE session will provide you some in-depth resources, tips and tricks from current students, connections to campus, and help you feel a part of the Collin College Community. This event is for new students at Collin College who have already completed or participated in New Student Orientation!
For more information about the event, go to the C.A.T. Camp Website
2021 Event occurred on Thursday, August 19, 2021 from 11:00 am-5:00 pm at the Collin College Plano Campus Living Legends Conference Center.

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, 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. Our professional staff work in the Office of Student Engagement.

If you have any questions contact us at or 972.881.5788