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New Student Orientation

Attend New Student Orientation to ensure your success at MCC as a new student! Learn how to navigate your first semester on campus and build a connection with faculty, staff, administrators, and other students. Build a plan for success and enjoy fun activities. If you're a new student, it is your next step after enrolling in classes. You'll get to know:

  • Your campus
  • The library
  • Learning center
  • Financial aid
  • Bookstore
  • Campus groups and activities
  • Instructors and staff

New Student Orientation takes place before the start of each semester.
Select a campus to register for New Student Orientation.


The following is a list of New Student Orientation events.

Please select a date and push the go button to proceed to registration.

Blue River

New Student Orientation - Blue River

New Student Orientation (NSO) is a series of events, activities, and opportunities developed to assist students, both first-year and transfer, and their family members to transition to college or transferring from another institution. At NSO, you will complete essential tasks and gain information that is key to your success at MCC-Blue River. NSO is programmed for the entire block of time, so we ask that you please be prepared to stay for the entire session. After participating in New Student Orientation, students will be able to: - Recognize the importance of making connections with faculty, staff and administrators. - Identify one way they can be actively engaged on campus and how a connection to campus eases the transition to college. - Familiarize themselves with locations of offices and support services available through their campus. (To include but not limited to tutoring, library, CL&L, faculty, police, etc.) - Be able to describe an academic goal and illustrate how it relates to their career goal. If you require special accommodations for the event, please contact the Disability Support Services Office at 816-604-6568. For questions regarding New Student Orientation, please contact the Campus Life and Leadership Office at 816-604-6636.

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Business & Technology

New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation is a critical time for those students that are new to college or transferring from another institution. At NSO, you will complete essential tasks and gain information that is key to your success at Business & Technology. For questions regarding New Student Orientation, please contact the Student Services office at 816-604-5534.

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Longview

New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation is a critical time for those students that are new to college or transferring from another institution. At NSO, you will complete essential tasks and gain information that is key to your success at Longview. For questions regarding New Student Orientation, please contact the Campus Life and Leadership office at 816-604-2130.

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Maple Woods

New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation (NSO) is a critical time for those students that are new to college or transferring from another institution. At NSO, you will complete essential tasks and gain information that is key to your success at Maple Woods. NSO is from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and is programmed for the entire block of time. Please be prepared to stay for the entire session. Check-in will start at 8:30 a.m. If you require special accommodations for the event, please contact the Disability Support Services Office at 816-604-3192. For questions regarding New Student Orientation, please contact the Campus Life and Leadership Office at 816-604-3319.

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Penn Valley

New Student Orientation - Penn Valley

New Student Orientation is a critical time for those students that are new to college or transferring from another institution. At NSO, you will complete essential tasks and gain information that is key to your success at Penn Valley. Check-in will begin at 9:30am and our event will begin at 10am. You can expect to end your day around 2pm depending on what tasks you need to accomplish. For questions regarding New Student Orientation, please contact the Campus Life and Leadership office at 816-604-4255.

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Last Modified: 6/1/18