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New Student Orientation Registration

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

As a Freshman or a First Time In College student, completing 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.

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Freshman or a First Time In College students must complete Online Orientation prior to registering for courses.  Click here, and you will be prompted to log in to CougarWeb.  Under the Student tab, click "Mandatory Training and Hold Information," click "Mandatory Orientation Online," then click"Welcome to Collin College Online Orientation."

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Once you have completed the Online Orientation you will be able to attend a Registration Days session that includes guided advising and  course registration.  Advance registration is required to attend.  Registration Days is not a come-and-go event.  Walk-ins to a Registration Days session are accepted as time and space allows. 

Nov. 9 at 4 p.m.-Celina Campus
Nov. 10 at  4 & 5:30 p.m.-Frisco Campus
Nov. 14 at 4 & 5:30 p.m.-McKinney Campus
Nov. 15 at 4 & 5:30 p.m.-Plano Campus
Nov. 16 at 4 p.m.-Farmersville Campus
Nov. 29 at 4 & 5:30 pm-Wylie Campus

Time and Dates Available

Winter/Spring 2023 Events

Summer/Fall 2023 Registration Days will be hosted in May, June and July.  Specific dates will be out in March 2023.

Additional New Student Orientation information



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



If you have completed Orientation and registered for courses, take the next step to prepare you for your educational journey at Collin College with C.A.T. Camp.
This FREE, interactive session will provide new students with 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
All 2022 event dates have occurred.  
2023 Events will be announced in May 2023.

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, Student Ambassadors, attend each event to serve as academic and social role models and mentor new students at Collin College. Learn more about the Student Ambassador Position. Our professional staff work in the Office of Student Engagement.

If you have any questions contact us at or 972.881.5788