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10901 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia MD, 21044
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312 Marshall Avenue, Suite 205
Laurel, MD 20707
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6751 Columbia Gateway Drive
Columbia MD, 21046
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New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation

New students are encouraged and expected to attend New Student Orientation.  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!

At New Student Orientation, you will learn about:

  • Important on campus resources
  • What to expect while pursuing your desired major/goal
  • Essential online services
  • Getting involved
  • Being a successful student

Registration for this session is now closed. Please RSVP for one of the other two available sessions.
Click here to RSVP for the Daytime Orientation

Mon. August 13th - 8:30 AM - 12 PM

Click here to RSVP for the Evening Orientation
Mon. August 20th - 5:30 PM - 9 PM

Click here to RSVP for the Daytime Orientation
Wed. August 22nd - 8:30 AM - 12 PM

Students may RSVP until Fri. August 17th.

Check-in and activities for these sessions will begin promptly in the Smith Theatre.

IMPORTANT!   You only need to attend one orientation session. Please arrive on time to your orientation session. Plan to arrive early to avoid long lines.

Online Orientation

If you must miss an in-person orientation session or just want to learn more, check out our online orientation — available all year-long!

View Online Orientation

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