Orientation Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Can I complete TMCC's orientation online?
If you live within a 50 mile radius from TMCC you must attend a new student orientation session.
If you are a distance education student (outside the 50 mile radius), you can complete the orientation online. Please note that if you do the online orientation you will need to contact TMCC's Advisement Office to receive instructions on how to complete the online advisement workshop.
Can parents or partners attend a TMCC orientation session?
Parents or partners are not required to attend an orientation session; however, we welcome them and most do choose to attend. Parents and partners who attend are able to help their student better understand the nature of the information presented.
Do I have to complete the steps to enroll for new degree-seeking students if I am a student but is not seeking a degree at TMCC?
If you did not declare a major on your application, and you do not plan to earn a degree from TMCC, you should complete the steps to enroll for non-degree-seeking students. If you have any questions, please contact the Admissions and Records Office.
Do I have to complete the steps to enroll for new degree-seeking students if I'm a transfer student?
Transfer students are only required to complete the steps to enroll for transfer students. If you have any questions, please contact Academic Advisement.
Do I have to pay to attend an orientation session?
There currently is no cost to attend new student orientation.
Do you offer child care services while I attend an orientation session?
Please make arrangements for child care prior to coming to an orientation session; the orientation program does not provide child care facilities.
Does TMCC offer campus tours?
How can I get my orientation hold removed from my account to register for classes?
To remove the orientation/advisement holds from your account, you must either attend a new student orientation or if you are a long distance student you must do the online orientation and the online advisement workshop.
If you have already completed these requirements and your hold was not removed, please contact the Orientation Office.
How do I sign up for new student orientation?
To reserve your seat for new student orientation, please visit the Orientation Web page.
I already have a degree at TMCC. Do I have to re-do the steps to enroll for new degree-seeking students?
No. If you have orientation or advisement holds on your account, please contact the Orientation Office.
I can't log in to MyTMCC to register for classes. Who can help me with this process?
What are the steps required prior to attending new student orientation?
Before attending orientation you must:
What is the purpose of orientation at TMCC?
Orientation is designed to provide students with useful information that will help them be successful in college.
At TMCC, orientation is a required step to enroll which must be completed by new degree-seeking students. New student orientation is combined with Academic Advisement, so you must attend in order to learn important academic requirements for your degree. In addition, we will help you create an academic planner to help you create a schedule that will help you be successful.
Completing orientation is a great way to get you started on the road to success.
What kind of orientation do you have at TMCC?
The orientation program at TMCC is an informative presentation for new degree seeking students. All orientations at TMCC are combined with an academic advisement workshop. If you are a new degree-seeking student and live within driving distance of TMCC (50 mile radius), you must attend a three-hour new student orientation.
An online option is available for out-of-state and long distance students. Contact the Orientation Office for assistance.
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