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New Student Orientation

Applied Technology Course

Welcome to South Mountain Community College and the First-Year Experience and New Student Orientation Department!

We are very excited to work with you to begin your journey into higher education.

For Spring 2022 enrollment, we are offering a combination of in-person and virtual new student advising and registration sessions.

Open registration for the Spring 2022 semester will open on Monday, November 15th, 2021.

Jan 15, 2022: Official Start Date of Spring 2022 semester (class start dates vary throughout January, February and March)

Please review this page for the list of sessions and respond with your Field of Interest (FOI), your MEID, and the date of the session you would like to attend:

https://www.southmountaincc.edu/future-students/new-student-orientation/virtual-information-sessions

Submit this form to identify your preferred date and time.

Please note: All communication from South Mountain Community College will be sent to your official student email address (YOURMEID@maricopa.edu). You can access your Official student email at google.maricopa.edu

Email us at Orientation@southmountaincc.edu.

Important Dates and Campus Closures

  • October 1: 2022-2023 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) becomes available
  • October 27: Find a Class Opens for Spring 2022
  • November 8: Spring 2022 Priority Registration for Currently Enrolled Students
  • November 11: Campus Closed in Observance of Veterans Day
  • November 15: Spring 2022 Open Registration for new students
  • November 25-28: Campus Closed in Observance of Thanksgiving
  • December 13-16: Final Exams
  • December 17: Mid-Year Recess Begins for Students
  • December 23-January 2: Campus Closed for Winter Mid-Year Recess
  • January 15, 2022: Official Start Date of Spring 2022 semester (class start dates vary throughout January, February and March)