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HCC’s New Student Orientation Sessions Scheduled for August 20 and 22

July 26, 2012

(Columbia, MD) – New Student Orientation sessions for Howard Community College (HCC) are scheduled for August 20 and 22, 2012. An evening orientation session is scheduled for Monday, August 20, from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., and a daytime orientation session is scheduled for Wednesday, August 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. First time students to HCC are encouraged and expected to attend. Parents are also invited to attend a special parent program during both orientation sessions.

Both sessions feature refreshments, information packets, and planned activities, including interactive workshops, campus tours, and prizes. At the evening session, appetizers will be offered starting at 5:15 p.m., and dessert will follow the session. A continental breakfast will be served at the daytime session starting at 8:15 a.m., and the college will provide lunch. In addition, the daytime session will offer an extended, interactive campus tour, providing the chance to make friends and win prizes. Students should plan to arrive early at both sessions to get their college IDs and set up their online accounts.

Registration is now open. Interested students should register at to reserve a space at one of these sessions. Students can also sign up by calling 443-518-4430. It is only necessary to register once.

Both sessions will begin promptly in the Smith Theatre at Howard Community College. If you need additional information, please call the Office of Student Life at 443-518-1420.

About HCC
Howard Community College (HCC) is a publicly funded two-year community college serving the educational needs of the citizens and employers in Howard County, Maryland since 1970. With its slogan, “You Can Get There from Here,” the college has forged a variety of partnerships to offer career and transfer programs to over 30,000 students annually at its main campus in Columbia, the Ecker Business Training Center, and Laurel College Center. Located midway between two major metropolitan areas, Washington DC and Baltimore, MD, Howard Community College is an affordable, community-based institution that has long been recognized for its ability to inspire learning, and the lifelong pursuit of personal and professional goals. Among its many awards is the prestigious U.S. Senate Productivity Award for organizational performance excellence.