Step 4. Attend Orientation
Orientation for Spring 2014 New Students is Friday, January 10, 2014 or Monday January 13, 2014 from 8 to 4:30.
Orientation provides an interactive session on how to choose a major, assistance with developing a student education plan, and introduction to programs and services available to COD students, an overview of COD policies and expectations, and hands on instruction on how to register for classes.
Orientation also includes a tour of the campus, a behind the scenes look at Admissions and Records and Financial Aid, lunch with your new colleagues, and a chance to preview some of the clubs and activities available to COD students.
Orientation is mandatory for all new students.
Students who attend one of the all day sessions will receive Priority Registration clearance beginning January 14 at 9 AM.
Students who miss the scheduled orientation sessions will not be able to register until January 16 at 3 PM and will be required to participate in orientation before attending a second semester at College of the Desert.