Welcome to Columbus State Community College, we are excited you have decided to join
us. As a new Cougar, it is recommended you attend our New Student Orientation which
is designed to help ease the transition from high school to college as well as prepare
parents and families for their student's new journey. Orientation provides students
and families with information on the services CSCC has to offer. In addition, students
will be able to participate in a group advising session and register for their first
semester of classes.
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New Student Orientation at Columbus State Community College equips students with the
tools necessary to achieve their goals. Through orientation students experience first
term advising, proactive financial aid education, and exposure to campus resources.
Students will leave orientation feeling a connection to the Columbus State community
prepared to begin their academic journey.
Students who attend orientation will:
Make valuable connections with peers, student leaders and campus staff.
Discover Columbus State's academic support services and degree programs.
Learn how to select and register for classes—leaving campus with first semester schedule
Learn how to navigate the responsibilities of college (e.g., college academics, financial
obligations, personal development).
Explore opportunities to get involved in student clubs and organizations. Become energized and excited about being a Columbus State Cougar!