Maybe you're wondering about some of these things:
How does college differ from high school?
What if I haven’t been in school for a long time?
What will classes be like?
Do I have the skills necessary for college?
What is there to do for fun on campus?
Where do I go for help if needed?
Can I work on campus?
How do I meet people?
How will I pay for my education?
What can I do to insure that I will be successful at PVCC and beyond?
What if I don’t have a major declared?
New Student Orientation
Your New Student Advising and Orientation session is a wonderful opportunity to get questions answered and learn to navigate the college experience. It is also an opportunity to make friends and get connected to PVCC! Academic Advisors will assist you with planning for your future and choosing your classes. They will advise you concerning certificate and degree options, placement test interpretation and course descriptions. You will also enroll in your first term of classes.
New Student Orientation Sessions
Mondays 3pm - 5pm
8/1, 8/8, 8/15
Tuesdays 10am - 12pm
8/2, 8/9, 8/16
Wednesdays 3pm - 5pm
Wednesday 5pm - 7pm*
Thursdays 10am - 12pm
8/4, 8/11, 8/18
All sessions are in the E building, Computer Commons room 152, and will last approximately 2 hrs.
Please Walk-In - No prior registration required
Children are not permitted to attend New Student Orientation.
Please arrive 15 min. prior to the start of the session for registration.
What should you bring to your Advising/Orientation Session?
- Copy/printout of your placement test scores
- Photo Identification
- MEID (my.maricopa.edu username) and password
Join Our Team
Learn more about our Student Ambassadors program and find out how you can get involved.