All students entering MTC are required to complete orientation. Orientation is designed to help inform and prepare students for their upcoming journey at MTC while promoting their personal academic success and development.

Before Orientation

In order to participate, you must have:

  • Applied to MTC and been accepted
  • Completed your placement tests and have results (Reading, Math, Writing Sample)
  • Received your student ID number
  • Sign-up for on-campus orientation or complete online orientation through your MyMTC account.

How Orientation works for the different types of MTC Students

Freshman Students - A student who has never attended a college or university. Freshmen students are required to complete New Student Orientation. Depending on which academic term or semester you plan to start taking classes at MTC, you may be required to complete either an on-campus or online New Student Orientation. Both Orientation formats inform students about College resources and services. Visit MyMTC to learn more about your Orientation.

Readmit/Returning Students - A student who previously attended and earned credits from MTC and was required to submit a new application for admission. Returning students are required to complete online orientation through their MyMTC account.

Transfer Students - A student who has earned credits from another college or university and is transferring to MTC with the intent to earn a degree, diploma or certificate. Transfer students are required to complete online orientation through their MyMTC account.

​​After completing online orientation, readmit/returning/transfer students should contact their academic department to schedule an advisement appointment.

Orientation FAQs

Do I need to sign-up for orientation on the campus I plan to attend?

No. The content of orientation is the same regardless of the campus or session you choose. Due to limited space, most orientation sessions are offered at our Airport Campus and are by program of study.

I’ve signed up for orientation, now what?

You will receive a confirmation. Please print a copy for your records. You will receive an MTC Orientation Reminder two to three days prior to the date chosen. If your plans have changed or you need to update your sign up status, you can do so by going back online to manage your account.

What will I be doing at my orientation session?

No matter which orientation session you attend, you will have opportunities to meet with faculty, staff, and college officials plus talk with current MTC students. You will learn information on services and resources. You will have the opportunity to decide whether you need to retest (based on your placement test scores, which are reviewed during orientation) or make an advisement appointment.

Can I bring a guest with me to my orientation?

Yes. Orientation is for guests too. We help answer questions and concerns from a family member/guest’s point of view. Due to limited space, it is necessary to limit the number of guests allowed to two guests per student. As there may be times during orientation when the student and guest are in different locations, guests must be 18 years of age or older.

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