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New Student Orientation

Hello! We are excited that you are starting your college career at South Mountain Community College.

In our efforts to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, our physical campus is currently closed and classes are being offered online until further notice. 

No in-person New Student Orientation sessions are scheduled at this time, but staff are working remotely to help you in your enrollment process, and prepare you for your first semester at SMCC. If you are a new college student or a recent high school graduate, please call 602.243.8337 or email to connect with a member of the team. 

We are currently using video conferencing through Google Hangouts and WebEx to help you:

How can I speak with a member of the Department of First Year Experience and New Student Orientation?

Call 602.243.8337 or email 

To prepare for your virtual orientation session, please have the following items:

  • Student ID, Driver's License or State ID

  • Internet Connection

  • Access to a laptop or desktop AND phone (iOS or Android)

  • Download the Google Hangouts app prior to our meeting OR log into the Google Hangouts invitation that will be emailed to you 

  • Speakers and microphone

  • Webcam

Click here to register for a New Student Orientation webinar based on your Field of Interest.