Orientation Types

We have a range of orientation sessions to best meet the needs of our students. Everyone is required to take the online orientation, and depending on your situation you may go to an in-person orientation, too.

To get started, login to MyWCC to:

  • Find out which orientation(s) you need to attend.
  • Review and complete My Checklist.


Connect Session (in-person orientation)

All new students also must attend Connect Session (with a few exceptions). See the schedule and requirements.


Online Orientation

Online Orientation is required for all applicants, except English as a Second Language (ESL) students.

To access the Online Orientation:

  • Login to your MyWCC
  • Select My Checklist
  • Select the Online Orientation link. You will be prompted to login to Blackboard.

For further assistance, contact the Blackboard Help Desk at (734) 973-3456.


Parents and Family

Join us to learn more about your student's transition to WCC. You’ll get information about admissions, registration, financial aid and other student services.

RSVP for a Parent and Family Orientation Session

See the Parent and Family Orientation page to sign up for our newsletter, view frequently asked questions and other resources for family members.


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.


Extension centers

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

Make an appointment