New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation

 All New Student Orientations Fall 2020 Will Be Virtual!

 – Register For Fall Orientation Below –

If you are new to Central Arizona College or returning to school after being away for a time, attending a New Student Orientation (NSO) program is critical to your success!  New Student Orientation is mandatory for all first-time degree-seeking students, but recommended for any new student to Central Arizona College.

Topics covered at New Student Orientation include:



-Add/Drop Deadlines

-Financial Aid

-Using CAC Technology

-Student Engagement

At LIVE! Online New Student Orientation, our orientation team will present approximately 45 minutes of essential information and be available to answer student questions submitted via chat.  Students, prospective students, parents and guests are welcome to attend and can access these sessions from any computer or mobile device via a link to Blackboard Collaborate.  Instructions will be sent to the email and text number provided prior to your session date.

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Register for your preferred session below. Provide your email and text number for instructions & a reminder prior to your orientation.

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Our orientation sessions for August 12th, 13th and 18th are full.  Sessions with available space are listed above.

Watch a recording of a recent New Student Orientation session now!

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