Student Activities

2013 Orientation Booklet


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A self-guided online orientation for HCC students!

December 9, 2014

Dear Student,

Congratulations on your decision to attend Housatonic Community College and welcome to our beautiful campus!  Now that you have made the decision to attend HCC, as a new, or transfer student, you are expected to attend orientation. As a readmit student you are also invited to attend. Orientation is designed to give you a jump start at knowing information about programs and services at Housatonic Community College. During orientation you will have a tour of the campus, learn techniques to be a good student and meet other students who will be starting classes during the Spring 2015 semester.

Your next step is to register for an orientation session which will be held at Housatonic Community College in the Beacon Hall Events Center (Rm. 214). For your convenience an online orientation CyberOrientation is also available. Click here to take the CyberOrientation.

To register for on-campus orientation, please COMPLETE THIS REGISTRATION FORM  by 2pm on Thursday, January 8, 2014 and sign up. Please fill out all the information required including which session you will be attending. Phone reservations will not be accepted. Seating is limited and reservations are required. Please be advised that this orientation is for registered students only who are new, readmitted or transferred to HCC.

On Campus NSO sessions available are:

DAY SESSION: Tuesday, January 13, 2015   
      9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. (Check in & Refreshments)
    9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (Orientation Program and Lunch)

EVENING SESSION: Wednesday, January 14, 2015
      4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Check in & Refreshments)
      5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (Orientation program)

* The Exhibitor Expo is a great resource and an opportunity for you to speak one on one with individuals or get information from the HCC Library, Security, Student Clubs and Student Senate, Women’s Center, Men’s Center, Wellness Center, and more! For more information visit the college’s website at .

Before Orientation…

  • Register for Spring classes
  • Choose and register on-line for orientation

Bring to Orientation…

  • Your Class Schedule
  • Banner ID Number
  • Photo ID

During Orientation…

  • Obtain parking permit (class schedule & vehicle info needed)
  • Sign up for a club
  • ENJOY!!!


Kelly K. Hope                                                                                                                         
Director of Student Activities