NSO Frequently Asked Questions

Is New Student Orientation mandatory?

New Student Orientation is not mandatory but is expected of all new students at Shoreline Community College to attend. You will learn valuable information that will help you get started.

What do I need to bring to New Student Orientation?

Mostly, just your enthusiastic self! We will provide writing utensils as well as the information you need here. Some pieces you can get started ahead of time are getting your student ID and setting up your student email.

How to prepare:

What if I have attended a New Student Orientation at another college before, should I still come?

It is expected for all new Shoreline students to attend. This is because every college/university is very different. We want to make sure you can connect with people who will help you navigate your time with us and create relationships with your other peers.

Will there be food?

Yes, we will have a variety of snacks and beverages for you all.

What if I cannot make any of the sessions?

We understand that you all have various commitments and will try accommodate your needs as best we can. If you cannot make either of the 2 sessions, please let us know on the RSVP form and you will hear from our team about what to do next.


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