New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation is required for all students (on-campus and online) who are:

  • Attending college for the first time
  • Attending GTCC for the first time, but have previous college experience
  • Returning to GTCC after an absence of more than two years

New Student Orientation is not required for students who:

  • Have completed a bachelor's degree or higher
  • Are enrolled at GTCC as Special Credit students (taking courses but not completing a program at GTCC)

Every new student must complete Pre-Orientation

Online New Student Orientation is available to students who:

  • Have completed an associate's degree
  • Are exempt from developmental reading and English course work (placed into or completed ENG-111)
  • Are eDegree students or are taking only online courses
  • Please contact the Director, Student Success Center, Keisha Jones, (336) 334-4822 ext. 50169for more information..

Eligible students will see the option to register for Online New Student Orientation on the New Student Orientation registration site.

After successful completion of the Online New Student Orientation exam, please allow up to one business day for your orientation hold to be removed. You may register for classes only after the orientation hold has been removed from your student account.

Fax the DAS Office

  • Email the DAS Office at:,
  • Call the DAS Main Line at: (336) 334-4822 ext. 50157
  • Fax the DAS Office at: (336) 819-2030

Please include the following information with your requests:

  • Your full name.
  • Student ID# (if you have one)
  • Contact phone number
  • A brief statement detailing the nature of your question/request.

Spring/Summer 2015 Orientation Dates (Click here)

To start your process, please go to the following website Registration for Spring 2015 will begin in November.

Please contact the Assistant Director, Student Success Center, Marquesha Jackson, (336) 334-4822 ext. 50698 for more information.




Last update 11/10/2014