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!

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.

Please note there will not be any orientation sessions on Friday, May 3.

Questions about Orientation?


Attend Orientation

Orientation is required on the application checklist for all first-time students. Depending on your experience, please select the appropriate session to sign-up below.

Because this is your first time attending college, you're invited to register for a special session where you can complete your orientation, advising, class selection and registration all-in-one! This session is open to all First Time in College students. As a new WCC student, your admissions checklist may include completing new student advising and orientation before you can register for classes.

Note: to see if you have any additional items on your Admissions Checklist, login to your MyWCC account.

What is WCC's "First Time in College Student Orientation"?

In this live, in-person session, you will come to campus to learn more about your degree requirements, understanding your placement levels, and your next steps in selecting and registering for classes. You will work with an Academic Advisor, Success Coach, and WCC staff during your 3.5 hour visit.

You can complete the following:

  • Orientation session
  • Learn about the support available to you through your WCC Success Team
  • Receive your academic advising plan
  • Register for fall classes
  • Review ways to pay, including scholarships, and access your financial aid portal before you leave!

Sessions are offered multiple times a week, but space is limited and pizza is provided to students, so sign up today for one of our upcoming sessions!

See our schedule for these special sessions and save your seat, today.

These 75-minute webinar sessions are led by members of the WCC onboarding team through Zoom. Virtual or in-person orientation attendance does satisfy admissions requirement.

Day Time Details
Monday 4:45pm - 6pm Join this virtual session on Zoom
Wednesday 3:45 p.m. - 5pm HYBRID: Students can attend on Zoom as they do now, or attend in-person room SC 302.
Friday 1:15pm - 2:30pm Join this virtual session on Zoom
Select Saturdays 12:00pm - 1:00pm Offered on event Saturdays only- TBD

New Students sign-up:

MyWCC Account

Other Student Types sign-up:

Admitted | Current | Returning

If you have issues accessing your sign up options, please contact the Student Welcome Center at [email protected] or dial 734-973-3543.

We've designed our self-paced orientation review for you to learn about all things WCC such as important policies, procedures and tools to help you succeed.   Please note that all new, first time students must attend a live orientation in order to complete the application checklist but can use the self-paced option for continued reference.



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! 


Stay tuned for upcoming Parent/Family Orientations.

Ambassador Team

Meet the student ambassadors who will be leading your orientation.

Meet the Ambassador Team

F1 Visa

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

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


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


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.

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