Orientation

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!

Why 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.  All other new students are welcome to drop-in to a Virtual Orientation session at any of the scheduled times by clicking on the link below.

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!


These 1-hour webinar sessions are led by members of the WCC onboarding team through Zoom.

Mon. 5 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Tues. 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Wed. 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Thurs. 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Fri. 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Virtual Orientation

Virtual Orientation is available on select Saturday's:

2021:
August 14, 21, and 28
September 4

2022:
January 8, 15, and 22
April 30
May 7 and 14

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.

SELF-PACED ORIENTATION QUICK GUIDE:  Open to all

NEW STUDENT ONLINE ORIENTATION BLACKBOARD COURSE: Admitted students only

Questions about Orientation?

We're here to help!
734-973-3543


Questions about Zoom or Blackboard?

The staff at the Learning Commons are
available to assist you.
734-973-3420

 

Parents

parents and student iconParents learn how your
student's transition to WCC!

Parent Orientation


Orientation Team

 Meet the student ambassadors who will be leading your orientation.

Meet the Orientation 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

HELP

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.