All El Centro campuses will be closed on Monday, September 1st in observance of Labor Day. Campuses will reopen on Tuesday, September 2nd.

Register for New Student Orientation

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Walk-in: You can attend a New Student Orientation marked as closed. In the event that space allows you will be able to complete your registration process at orientation; if space does not permit you will be asked to register for classes at another time.
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Note: You must be present for the entire orientation

Check-in time will begin 30 minutes before the start time.

For Your Information
New college students wishing to start classes on Monday, August 25th, must attend orientation.
You may attend orientation as a walk-in on Wednesday, August 20th, 1:30-6:15 you must be present the entire time. Check-in will begin at 1:00. Priority will be given to students who pre-registered. This will be the final orientation for courses beginning August 25th.

We will offer a flex-term orientation on Thursday, August 28th at 1:30PM in room B269 (second floor). Students who attend this orientation will be eligible to sign up for courses that have not had their first class meeting.
Flex-term Orientation

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