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New Student Orientation

Have a successful first year with New Student Orientation

Start your first year at Pima Community College with a plan for success. As a first-time college student, you’re required to participate in our free New Student Orientation. It’s worth the effort!  

Orientations generally last 2-3 hours. In orientation you'll learn

  • what classes to take
  • how to register
  • what resources are available to help you succeed

Additionally, you'll receive personalized advising at orientation. When you finish orientation, you're ready to register to attend Pima.

We suggest that transfer and returning students go to orientation to learn about PCC processes, services and resources.  

Attend on campus

When you attend orientation at a campus, you can meet people and start feeling comfortable in college right away. 

You may go to an orientation at any campus and register for classes at another campus. To sign-up for orientation

  1. Log in to MyPima.
  2. Go to the New Students tab to register for a session.  Need help registering?  Contact any Student Services Center
  3. Preview the orientation with the New Student Orientation packet.

Bring a photo ID and a pen or pencil with you to your orientation

Online Orientation

If you can’t attend a campus orientation, do it online. Allow 90 minutes to do the activities. To do the the online orientation

  1. Print the New Student Orientation packet.
  2. Log into MyPima
  3. Go to the "New Student" tab.
  4. Look for the "Attend Orientation" section and select "Online Orientation."

Questions?

Contact Us or drop by a Student Service Center if you have questions.

Students with disabilities who need reasonable accommodations should contact Access and Disability Resources at 520-206-6688. Give one week's notice if possible.

Get ready for your first year!

Get connected by attending an in-person or online ConnectU session.

Learn about Pima and connect to your campus, classes, and friends!

Find out more about ConnectU

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