New Student Orientation

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Orientation Provides Information On:

  • Getting started at HFC
  • Student success strategies
  • Campus clubs & activities
  • Student support resources
  • How to pay for classes

Orientation Dates - Schedule Your Orientation Today

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Please arrive at least 20 minutes early to check in as Orientation will begin promptly at the time listed above. Please remember to bring a copy of your high school and/or college transcripts to help with class selection, and photo ID, such as a driver's license or state ID.

HFC Online Orientation for New Students

If you missed the in-person Orientation sessions, you may complete Orientation online. New Student Orientation is one of the seven easy steps to enroll, so completing Online Orientation moves you one step closer to finishing your enrollment process.

Online Orientation provides you with details on student services, financial procedures you will need to know, student communications, and tips to help you succeed in the classroom. To get started, log into WebAdvisor and click on the “HFC Online Orientation for New Students” link. You will be guided through the Orientation program. You can complete the entire Online Orientation today, or stop and return to it later. The orientation will resume at the point where you left off the next time you log in.

What Does Orientation Include?

The transition to college can be challenging - even if you have been out of high school for some time. Orientation provides new students important information on how to be successful in college. Orientation sessions will include presentations on classroom activities and student services, speaking with an Advisor and registering for classes.

Orientation will help you:

  • Choose the classes you need
  • Design your class schedule
  • Register for classes
  • Get information on financial aid

Learn how to be a successful college student using the FREE services offered at HFC including:

  • Job Placement
  • Help in preparing to transfer for a bachelor's degree
  • Career planning
  • Learning Lab
  • Tutoring support

Meet new students and find out how to get involved on campus and activities like:

  • Student Clubs and Organizations
  • Athletics
  • Concerts and Plays
  • Art Exhibits
  • WHFR Radio Station
  • Mirror Student Newspaper and more.

Driving and Parking Directions

Orientation sessions are held in the Welcome Center. This building is marked "WC" on the campus map below.

On your Orientation day, enter the campus at the SME Drive. Park in the spots closest to the Welcome Center building.

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We're looking forward to meeting you! Steps Before Orientation

To ensure your Orientation day goes smoothly, please make sure you have completed an admission application, you may also take the course placement before you attend Orientation.

Fall 2015 Orientation Handouts