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HCC New Student Orientation Sessions Scheduled for August 19 and 21

August 7, 2013

Daytime and evening sessions available for fall New Student Orientation

(Columbia, MD) - New Student Orientation sessions for Howard Community College (HCC) are scheduled for August 19 and 21, 2013. An evening orientation session is scheduled for Monday, August 19 from 6 to 9 p.m., and a daytime orientation session is scheduled for Wednesday, August 21 from 9 a.m. to noon. Both sessions will begin promptly in the college’s Smith Theatre and will allow new students to speak with faculty from their academic division, meet new and experienced students, learn about available resources, and more. First-time students to HCC are encouraged and expected to attend a session. Parents are welcome, and will be attending a special parent session during their student’s orientation.

Both sessions feature refreshments, information packets, and planned activities, including interactive workshops, campus tours, and prizes. Students should plan to arrive early to find parking and avoid long lines at check-in.

To reserve a space at one of these sessions, interested students can register at or call 443-518-1420. For additional information, contact 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 31,000 students annually at its main campus in Columbia, the Ecker Business Training Center, Laurel College Center, and Mount Airy College Center for Health Care Education. 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.