Orientation helps you get your WCC experience off on the right foot, by introducing you to resources and technology, academic planning tools, tips for success, your success team and more!

If you're ready to get acclimated to campus, let's get started!

Attend Orientation

Attending orientation will help you:

  • Understand WCC resources, opportunities, policies and procedures. 
  • Formulate academic and personal goals for your first semester and plan for adjustment that will be unique to your college experience.
  • Feel supported through your enrollment and college transition experience. 
  • Connect to peer-to-peer experiences that promote connection to the WCC. 
  • Be aware of support services and resources available to you.

Attend Orientation

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Virtual Orientation is required on the application checklist for all new, first-time students. As a first-time student, you can register for Virtual Orientation through your MyWCC account.  If you have issues accessing your account, please contact the Student Welcome Center at [email protected] or dial 734-973-3543.

Led by members of the WCC onboarding team, you will explore your MyWCC student account, learn important information about succeeding at WCC and how to register for classes!  Gain knowledge about relevant campus resources and have the opportunity to speak with current students to discover the ins and outs of student life at WCC!

Optional Live Orientation for Admitted/Enrolled Students Only

These hour-long webinar sessions are led by members of the WCC onboarding team through Zoom.

Monday 5-6 p.m.
Tuesday 5-6 p.m.
Wednesday 12-1 p.m.
Thursday 3-4 p.m.
Friday 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Select Saturdays  11 a.m.

Register now:

MyWCC Account

Want to go at your own pace? We've designed two self-paced orientation options for you to learn about all things WCC, important policies and procedures and tools to help you succeed.   Note:  All new, first time students must attend Virtual Orientation in order to complete the application checklist but can use these self-paced options for continued reference.



Questions about Orientation?

We're here to help!

Questions about Zoom or Blackboard?

The staff at the Learning Commons are available to assist you.



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student's transition to WCC!

Parent Orientation

Ambassador Team

 Meet the student ambassadors who will be leading your orientation.

Meet the Ambassador Team


Student Planner

Student Planner: Maintain Your Momentum

Download the planner


As an admitted WCC student, you will have immediate access to Blackboard, the college’s learning management system. Accessing Blackboard for Orientation is easy! Just follow the instructions below:

  1. Visit www.wccnet.edu and sign into to your WCC Gateway Student Dashboard in the upper right hand corner
  2. Once signed in, click the “Blackboard” tile
  3. One clicking the Blackboard tile, you will be directed to the main landing page of blackboard. Once here, you can find the Orientation course on the left hand side of the page under “Course List”
  4. Find and choose “New Student Online Orientation”
  5. Begin! 

Additional Sessions for:

F1 Visa

If you’re studying in WCC on an F1 visa, welcome! You’ll attend this orientation to learn about the requirements specific to your status.

F1 Visa schedule and reserve your place

English as a Second Language

Attend this session to learn about the CaMLA English placement test, which assess your language skills and identify a starting class level. To select an upcoming ESL orientation session, see your "Checklist" within MyWCC.

view your checklist

Extension Centers (temporarily closed)

We offer Orientation Sessions, placement testing, and advising at our Brighton and Hartland campuses.

Make an appointment


For accommodations for a disability: Contact Learning Support Services by calling 734-973-3342 or email [email protected] to make arrangements. You must make arrangements at least 2 weeks prior to attending your session.