• When you embark on a new journey, it's always best to get oriented. That's the idea behind Carroll's New-Student Orientation. To learn how best to succeed while you are here, orientation is essential. But it's also much more. It's your chance to meet faculty and staff, get your bearing on campus and grab lots of cool free giveaways!

    •  Meet college faculty, staff and other students
    •  Ask questions
    •  Learn how to balance responsibilities of home, work and college
    •  Explore great ways to get involved including student government, clubs, service-learning, leadership programs, student ambassador opportunities and intramural sports
    •  Take care of last minute business
    •  Tour the college and find classrooms
    •  Get to know the vast resources we offer to help make your experience a great success
    •  Leave with lots of free giveaways
  • Spring 2019 Orientation Session

    New students starting in the Spring 2019 term, including students transferring in from another college, should attend New Student Orientation.

    Register for New Student Orientation

    New Student Orientation will be held on the snow date, Thursday, January 31st from 6 to 8 pm. 
    *Please note that this date has changed from Tuesday, January 29th due to pending inclement weather.

    Click on the link below to complete a registration form for orientation.

    Thursday, January 31: All areas of study 

    Your attendance and participation are expected! Students who do not attend will miss important information. Commit to your attendance by clicking on the link above to register for orientation.  

    Check-in will begin at 5:30 pm in the Scott Center Theater lobby.

    The program will begin promptly at 6 pm and run through 8:00 pm.

    Some of the things you will receive at the event include:

    • Area of Study Information
    • Blackboard Login Information and Help
    • Information on how to get involved on campus
    • Help with advising
    • Your student photo ID
    • General college tour and "Find Your Classroom" tour
    • Opportunity to purchase textbooks

    Please bring a photo ID with you. 

    Parents and family members are welcome to attend. The orientation includes a special session just for them, which includes information on supporting their college student. 

  • Tips and Recommendations

    Plan some time to purchase books from the Carroll bookstore prior to or after the event. If purchasing them prior to the event, we recommend you have a place to store them rather than having to carry them with you. Plus, we provide a lot of extra things to carry during the program!

    Spring classes begin on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019.

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