New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation: Setting Sail

All First Time in College students are required to take the New Student Orientation: Setting Sail before registering for classes.

Mission Statement

New Student Orientation, recognizing the important role that students play at Gulf Coast State College, will endeavor to provide to all First Time in College students a welcoming first impression and successful transition to Gulf Coast State College (GCSC).

By participating in New Student Orientation, the student will:

  • Learn about the many educational and social opportunities available
  • Discover student services and campus resources
  • Learn how to access GCSC policies and procedures

On campus orientation sessions 2017/2018:

Please click on the link below to register for the New Student Orientation session of your choice. Parents are invited. There will be the opportunity to meet with faculty from different departments, and to meet other new students. There will also be giveaways, and a chance to win a $50.00 gift certificate from the GCSC Bookstore.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 12:30 - 4:00 pm.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017, 12:30 - 4:00 pm

Register for New Student Orientation

Online orientation

Online orientation is available year round. You will need to have either FireFox or Chrome to view the online orientation. You will also want to download a copy of the New Student Guide.

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