New Student Orientation
Welcome to CT State Community College!
We invite all accepted, degree seeking students to complete CT State’s New Student Online Orientation and attend an In-Person Orientation at your home CT State campus. The purpose of New Student Orientation is to prepare you to successfully transition to college. Orientation provides you with the tools to become academically and socially successful at CT State. Our goal is to ensure all students acquire the knowledge and skills for a successful transition to college and academic life.
myCTState Online Orientation
All students should complete the full orientation prior to meeting with a Guided Pathways (GP) Advisor.
In-person orientations are a chance to get to know your home campus better.
Meet the Staff
Get to know the New Student Orientation team!
Find answers to frequently asked questions
You have two options for orientation. We strongly suggest that you complete both.
Online Orientation should take less than one hour to complete. It provides a high-level overview of CT State Community College, support services, technology and tools, student rights and responsibilities and next steps for successful enrollment.
In-Person Orientation introduces you to the CT State Community College student experience! You’ll learn about services on campus, meet fellow students, take a campus tour, participate in workshops, meet faculty and staff at the college and more!