You will choose and register for your first semester of classes at an orientation session. Advisors and counselors will be there to help you. You will also get useful information about your program and being a student here.
If you are a transfer student, you may fulfill the orientation requirement in a different way. See apply as a transfer student.
There are also special orientation sessions for international students, Post Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) students and Power of You students. Your letter of acceptance to the college will have details about special orientation sessions. If your educational intent is simply to take a class as a non-degree seeking student, orientation is not a required enrollment step.
What happens at orientation
You start in a general session about being an MCTC student. You will then break into a small group by program. You will receive a course plan and information for your program of study.
You then go to the computer lab to register for the courses. There will be an advisor in the lab to answer questions about using the registration system or about which classes to take based on your test results.
Sign up for orientation
You will be able to sign up for orientation as soon as you have completed the placement test requirement and received your acceptance to the college (sent by mail and e-mail after your application fee has been paid).
To sign up for orientation you will select to register for a specific Summer or Fall Orientation session. When you click "Register" you will be asked to provide your Username and Password. This information is provided in your notification of acceptance or you may select "Forgot Password?" and provide either your e-mail address on file or your username and your password will be e-mailed to you. You may then log in to register for your Summer or Fall Orientation date.
Click here to sign up for Summer Orientation.
Click here to sign up for Fall Orientation.
Once you have signed up for your orientation session you will receive an e-mail confirmation of the date/time/location and items to bring with you to your orientation session. If you are unable to attend your scheduled orientation, you may log in to reschedule for another date.
Bring to orientation
- Placement test results
- Student ID number
- Photo ID
- Pen or pencil
- Your personal calendar (for choosing class times)
Call the Office of Admissions at 612-659-6200 or email us. Also let us know if you need to reschedule your orientation.