Register for New Student Orientation

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Degree-Seeking Students

Which semester do you wish to begin?

New students attending GRCC for the first time in a degree seeking program are required to participate in an orientation session. Orientation sessions are offered prior to the start of each semester. See Before You Attend Orientation for more information. Students must RSVP for a session before attending.


Dual Enrollment Students 

Dual enrollment students are students that are enrolled in high school and college courses simultaneously. The orientation session dates and times listed above are intended for degree seeking students only. Dual enrollment students should complete the online orientation and connect with the Academic Outreach Office at 616.234.3007 with any questions or concerns. 


Guest Students, Personal Interest and Transfer Students

Guest, personal interest, and students transferring into GRCC with at least 12 credits and a 2.0 GPA are exempt from the orientation policy. If you need assistance with enrolling in classes, please contact the Enrollment Center at (616) 234-3300.