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  CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE: Beginning Monday, January 4, 2021, South Mountain Community College will be operating remotely, but we are ready to assist you by phone, email, chat and more! Visit our We're Here To Help page to get started! Don't know where to start? Fill out our Help Me! form and we'll contact you!

Virtual NSO

Applied Technology Course

Welcome to your Virtual New Student Orientation Experience 

Greetings, New and Returning students to South Mountain Community College (SMCC).


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 to prepare you for your first semester at SMCC.


Our Virtual Orientation experience is comprised of four parts:

  1. Complete the Pre-Orientation course (Located below)
  2. Complete your Field of Interest (FOI) course (Located below)
  3. Attend your Virtual Field of Interest (FOI) Advising and Registration Session
    • Sign up information is within your FOI course below
  4. Complete New Student Orientation Canvas course
    • Registration information is within your courses below

Learn about the specific programs and services that we have at SMCC to enhance your learning experience and meet individuals within your Field of Interest (FOI) team.

Pre-Orientation Course

Welcome to the Pre-Orientation on‑demand course.

View your Virtual course below by clicking on your Field of Interest

Applied Technology Course

Welcome to the Applied Technology on‑demand course.

Behavioral Science and Human Services Course

Welcome to the Behavioral Science and Human Services on‑demand course.

Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management Course

Welcome to the Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management on‑demand course.

Computer and Information Technology Course

Welcome to the Computer and Information Technology on‑demand course.

Culture & Society

Welcome to the Culture and Society on‑demand course.

Education Course

Welcome to the Education on‑demand course.

Health Sciences Course

Welcome to the Health Sciences on‑demand course.

STEM Course

Welcome to the STEM on‑demand course.

Visual and Performing Arts Course

Welcome to the Visual and Performing Arts on‑demand course.

We are excited to assist and support you on your journey to becoming a student at SMCC.

If you have any questions or need more information, please call us at 602-243-8337 or email us at