Orientation Options

Orientation programs are designed to help new students have a successful time in college – and research shows students who go are better prepared and more connected to college. There are opportunities to learn more about campus resources, strategies for academic success, ways to get involved in clubs, and more. - See more at: http://blog.frontrange.edu/2011/08/08/why-is-college-orientation-so-impo...
Orientation programs are designed to help new students have a successful time in college – and research shows students who go are better prepared and more connected to college. There are opportunities to learn more about campus resources, strategies for academic success, ways to get involved in clubs, and more. - See more at: http://blog.frontrange.edu/2011/08/08/why-is-college-orientation-so-impo...

OPTION 1:  Counseling 270 (Introduction to College) Course

This class awards the highest registration priority of all the orientation options. It is strongly recommended for high school seniors, recent high school graduates, or first time college students.  Counseling 270 is the most comprehensive introduction to college course and is offered throughout the year, primarily in the summer term. Check the Schedule of Classes online for course availability.

OPTION 2:  New Student Orientation

Santa Rosa Campus: New Student Orientation is offered in the Bertolini Student Center. Sign up in advance at the Counseling Department (Bertolini Student Center, 2nd floor) or by calling (707) 527-4451.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017 5:30pm-7:00pm Room 4731
Friday, January 6, 2017 9:00am-10:30am Room 4731
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 5:30pm-7:00pm Room 4731
Friday, January 13, 2017 9:00am-10:30am Room 4731
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 5:30pm-7:00pm Room 4731
Friday, January 20, 2017 9:00am-10:30am Room 4731
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 5:30pm-7:00pm Room 4731
Friday, January 27, 2017 9:00am-10:30am Room 4875*
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 5:30pm-7:00pm Room 4731
Friday, February 3, 2017 9:00am-10:30am Room 4731
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 5:30pm-7:00pm Room 4731
Friday, March 3, 2017 9:00am-10:30am Room 4734*
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 5:30pm-7:00pm Room 4731
Friday, April 7, 2017 9:00am-10:30am Room 4731
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 5:30pm-7:00pm Room 4731
Friday, April 14, 2017 9:00am-10:30am Room 4731
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 5:30pm-7:00pm Room 4731
Friday, April 21, 2017 9:00am-10:30am Room 4731
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 5:30pm-7:00pm Room 4731
Friday, April 28, 2017 9:00am-10:30am Room 4731
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 5:30pm-7:00pm Room 4731
Friday, May 5, 2017 9:00am-10:30am Room 4731
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 5:30pm-7:00pm Room 4731
Friday, May 12, 2017 9:00am-10:30am Room 4731
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 5:30pm-7:00pm Room 4731
Friday, May 19, 2017 9:00am-10:30am Room 4731

Petaluma Campus: New Student Orientation is offered in Kathleen Doyle Hall, Room PC 219. Sign up in advance at the Counseling Department (Kathleen Doyle Hall) or by calling (707) 778-3914.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 4:00pm-5:30pm
Friday, January 27, 2017 9:00am-10:30am
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 10:00am-11:30am
Friday, March 31, 2017 11:30am-1:00pm
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 1:30pm-3:00pm
Monday, May 15, 2017 10:00am-11:30am

OPTION 3:  Online Orientation 

This option may work well for you if you fit into one of the categories listed below or if you have already attended an on campus orientation and simply want to review the information. You should also be very comfortable using a computer and someone who learns well in an online environment. This option is designed primarily for students:

  •  Have prior college experience and are familiar with college life and navigating college resources
  • Taking online only courses or non-credits courses
  • Completing prerequisite courses for credit at another institution
  • Unable to take COUN 270 course or attend an in-person New Student Orientation

Directions:

  1. Access the online orientation through your student portal, myCubby, using your 9-digit Student ID number (SID) and Pin Code.
  2. After you have logged in, click on the link at the left side of the page under "Quick Links" that says "Online Orientation".
  3. Once you have clicked on the link, read the Home Page, read the directions, and then click on the "Modules" link to begin.
  4. Read each segment and answer the Knowledge Check questions.  You must successfully answer all Knowledge Check questions to receive credit.

ONLINE ORIENTATION COMPLETION IS RECORDED EVERY ½ hour IN THE STUDENT PORTAL