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New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation 

Montgomery College Student Services - Student Life

NS0 2015/2016

New Student Orientation (NSO)

New Student Orientation (NSO) is designed to help you acclimate to the college environment and transition successfully to Montgomery College. New Student Orientation is available in two different formats, "In-Person" and "On Line". All degree and certificate seeking first time students are required to complete New Student Orientation prior to registering for classes. Students may complete the orientation online or in-person. If you complete on online orientation, you are welcome to join us for an in-person orientation as well to familiarize yourself with the particular campus on which you plan to attend classes.

In-Person New Student Orientation (NSO)

In-person New Student Orientation (NSO) programs last about 3 hours. Participating in campus tours, interacting with our Orientation Leaders, and attending information sessions will answer your questions, connect you to campus resources, and prepare you for a smooth start to your college career. Students must register for a specific NSO program by completing the online Registration Form.  

New Student Orientation Dates, Times, and Location:

Thursday, November 12th, 2015, 3:30pm-6:30pm -- HT 216

Wednesday December 2, 2015, 5:00pm-8:00pm -- HT 216

Thursday January 21, 2016, 5:00pm-8:00pm -- HT 216

Click here to register for the in-person New Student Orientation

Online New Student Orientation

MC's interactive, Online New Student Orientation offers students a different option to learn the information presented during the In-Person Orientation Sessions. To participate in the Online Student Orientation, simply click on the link. You may complete the Online NSO in one sitting or break it up into smaller segments. Students are responsible for knowing the material covered in the Online Orientation Program. Once you click the link, have your MyMC logiN information ready to begin.

Click the link to begin the Online New Student Orientation:

Your first step in college success! 

New Student Orientation is a great way for new students to become familiar with the Germantown Campus, meet some of the faculty and student leaders, as well as understand what is expected in the college atmosphere.

What you will learn at New Student Orientation:

  • Library Information
  • Importance of Student Involvement (Clubs, Student Senate, etc.)
  • How to make the most out of your college experience
  • Department Information
  • Campus Resources
  • First Year Experience program
  • Money Management and Scholarships


Contact Student Life for more information:
(SA186) or 240-567-7840

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