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New-Student Orientation

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New-Student Orientation (NSO) is an important orientation program where you'll learn more about the college, meet faculty and advisors, and register for your classes.

We offer NSO sessions from 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., in Building A, Atrium. Use the Lucas Road entrance.

All new full-time students are required to attend the entire NSO program in order to register for classes. NSO is optional for new part-time students.

New-Student Orientation for new first-time MCC students who are starting in the Spring 2020 semester is Friday, November 22, from 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., in Building A. Guests are welcome.

What to expect from New-Student Orientation

  • Learn important information about the campus community
  • Connect with an academic advisor to discuss your academic options
  • Register for your classes
  • Get to know other new Scots

We can't wait to welcome you to the MCC family!

Email us at with questions about your next steps, or if you're unable to attend NSO.

Attend a New-Student Orientation Lab

Attend a New-Student Orientation lab if you would like support planning and registering for your classes.

For additional support, you can choose to complete New-Student Orientation Online!

Contact us by calling (815) 479-7712 , emailing or visiting us in Advising, A257.

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