Welcome to GCC! Orientation gives you the inside scoop on the tools, resources and tips you need to navigate college systems and make the most of your education.

It's also a great way to start to get to know the community and some of the amazing people you'll work with along the way!

Orientation Basics
Who YOU—if you’re a new student at GCC or have been away for three years or more
What Three required and one optional events designed to ensure that you know how GCC works, where to find information, what resources are available and what it’s like to be part of this community
When After you register for fall or spring classes you’ll receive an invitation to sign up for Orientation
Where Online and on-campus—choose the Orientation schedule and modality that’s right for you!
Why To give you the best possible start for the next step on your educational journey!
Orientation Events

Secrets to Success—Get connected to GCC’s online resources and get tips on how to thrive in your first year, led by Success Coaches from the Advising Center. Offered online or in-person.

How to Moodle—A self-guided tour of our online learning platform, offered online or through student-led Zoom sessions.

GCC 101—Learn all about GCC resources, culture and connections. Meet your classmates and our fabulous Orientation Leaders! Available online and in-person.

Student Services Tour—Meet some of your classmates face-to-face and visit campus offices and programs that support student success. Optional but recommended for on-campus students!