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New students are encouraged and expected to attend New Student Orientation, and are invited to attend an orientation session specially tailored to the needs of their majors.  Chat with faculty in your academic division, meet new and experienced students, and learn about the resources that will INSPIRE your success at Howard Community College!

Students may RSVP until July 10th for a major-specific orientation session, while space permits.  Don’t wait; space is limited!

Not sure which session to attend?  Click here to find your major.

Choose the session assigned to your academic division:

Click here to RSVP for the Health Sciences orientation

July 14th

8:30 AM - 12 PM

Click here to RSVP for the Science, Engineering, Technology, and Mathematics/Business and Computer Systems orientation

July 14th

2:30 PM - 6 PM

Click here to RSVP for the English and World Languages/Arts and Humanities/Social Science and Teacher Education orientation

July 15th

8:30 AM - 12 PM

Click here to RSVP for the General Studies/Liberal Arts/Undecided orientation

July 15th

2:30 PM - 6 PM

Can’t make your session?  Attend one of the General Sessions at the end of August!  You’ll still get the same valuable information and become acquainted with the College.

Students may RSVP for General Sessions until August 14th.

Sign up for one of the General Sessions:

Click here to RSVP for the Evening orientation

August 17th

5:30 PM - 9 PM

Click here to RSVP for the Daytime orientation

August 19th

8:30 AM - 12 PM


  • You only need to attend one orientation session.

  • Check-in and activities will begin promptly. Please arrive on time to your orientation session. Plan to arrive early to avoid long lines.

What is New Student Orientation?

What will I learn and why should I attend?

New Student Orientation Manual