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New Student Orientation

Welcome to Rogue Community College!

New Student Orientations (NSOs) online and on-campus are offered through December 18th. Students need to complete the NSO before this date to register for winter term. Please refer to the Be Prepared Calendar for more information.

Steps to take before attending a New Student Orientation:

  1. Complete the online admission application before you can sign up for and take  a New Student Orientation.
  2. Sign up for and take a Placement Test prior to attending the New Student Orientation, or submit your official college transcripts or SAT scores to Enrollment Services
  3. Sign up for and attend the New Student Orientation.
  4. Register for college courses during registration period once all steps above are completed.

Note: If you do not have a high school diploma or a GED, you will not be financial aid eligible.
Contact Adult Basic Skills before  taking a placement test and attending the New Student Orientation, and registering for college classes.

What is New Student Orientation?

New Student Orientation is a one-hour mandatory information session intended to provide you with enough information to start strong at RCC, understand what to expect next, and know where to find answers to questions that come up along the way. You will also see how to navigate the RCC website, check your financial aid status, update your personal information, and register for classes after completing the admissions process and placement test. The New Student Orientation is the next mandatory step before you can register for college classes.

What is the Registration Lab?

Registration Labs are optional, and held immediately after each New Student Orientation. The Registration Labs are staffed with RCC staff and faculty members who can help answer some of your personal questions or refer you to the correct department for more personalized assistance. There will be computers available for you to conduct school business, check your financial aid status, and prepare for registration and/or register for classes.

If you have questions about New Student Orientation or Registration Lab schedule, please contact the Discovery Programs:

Redwood Campus

Riverside Campus