Resources for New Students
Spring 2019 New Student On-Campus Orientation Sessions:
Click here to register for a January 2019 Orientation session. All new, incoming students beginning their first semesters at the College in Spring 2019 will receive an email invitation to attend one of our mandatory Orientation sessions. Check your College email account regularly for important updates - invitations will be sent soon. For questions, contact email@example.com.
Prior to attending an On-Campus Orientation session, you must complete the New Student Online Orientation (NSOO) Portal. This platform serves as your personal introduction and transition to the College. To access the NSOO Portal, you will need to:
- Log-in to the portal
- Click on New Student Online Orientation Portal (located under the “New Student Resources” channel)
- Please note that you need to review the content in each individual module before moving on to the next module; complete all 9 modules prior to attending your NSRE appointment.
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- Advisors assist brand NEW incoming students to the College
- Continuing students in good academic standing, who are NOT on academic probation
- Develop an education plan that leads to the timely completion of your educational goals
- Clarify degree and certificate program requirements
- Clarify various policies and procedures here at the College
- Same day and pre-scheduled appointments available
If you ever feel overwhelmed, stop in for support.
- Counselors assist new transfer students, students returning (readmit) after an absence of several years and students on academic probation
- Drop-in and appointment hours available
- Career, transfer and personal counseling
- Help with drop/add classes and withdrawal
A large selection of resources and services to ensure your success as a student.
- See if you qualify for state/federal benefits
- Tax prep and filing
- Legal and immigration consultations
- Financial counseling and referral services
- FYE course students must complete self-screening profile.
We'll help you with research questions and provide you with the skills to utilize a wide range of resources to support your studies
- Computers and wireless access
- Scanners and photocopiers
- Personal and group study spaces
- Online access to books, articles and databases
Dedicated to helping students stay free of drugs and alcohol while simultaneously pursuing a college education.
- Weekly peer-to-peer group support and recovery meetings
- Weekly individual coaching sessions with graduates of the College's Behavioral Health/Human Services program
- Structured activities at the College and off campus
- Get information on your class performance early in the semester
- Track and take action to improve your academic performance
Serving our active duty and veteran military community and their families
- Help with Veterans Affairs laws, regulations and College policies
- Colonial Colleagues, an online community for student veterans
- Peer group discussions and the student veterans club
Take advantage of tutoring support to get, and stay, ahead of your work.
- Work with faculty specialists or peer tutors (i.e., students who’ve passed the same courses you're taking)
- Participate in group or individualized sessions — you decide
- Get tips for scheduling and prepping for your appointment
- Computer workstations with up-to-date software and printing capabilities
- On-site helpers and aides to assist with student needs
- A productive environment in which to complete coursework