Glendale College offers orientation in
three formats: online, New Student Advising Sessions (on-campus) or certain Student
Development classes. If you prefer to complete the orientation at a
session on campus, check the orientation schedule for times. Then again,
you may enroll in one of the following Student Development courses (see note 1):
1. International students must enroll in Student Development 103 – International Students
Student Development 100 – College Orientation (see note 2)
Student Development 101 – Freshman Seminar
2. EOPS students must enroll in the 1-unit Student Development 100.
online orientation is an interactive program designed to guide you
through the registration process for your first semester and to prepare
you to become a successful student at Glendale Community College. You
will also learn how to access and use a variety of academic and support
services designed to ease the transition into a college environment.
The goals of the orientation are to:
- Tell you about Glendale College, its academic programs, and the services it can provide to help you succeed
- Help you define your educational goals
- Provide information that will help you prepare for graduation or transfer to a four-year college
- Educate you on the basics of course selection and the registration process
Orientation is REQUIRED
for all new to
college students. Although the online orientation may take about 45
minutes to complete, please note that you can log off and back on after
completing each section and the system will save your place in the
Take the following steps to complete the orientation and be ready to register for classes:
Step 1 Make sure you have an up-to-date Glendale College application on file with the Admissions office prior to completing this orientation. We cannot give you credit for the orientation until
you have been assigned a Glendale College student ID number. Click here for the
Step 2 Log into
"Moodle." Use your student ID number and your six digit birth-date
(mmddyy). Select the course "New Student Orientation."
Step 3 You are
now ready to begin exploring Glendale College! You may read
each of the eight sections at your own pace, but you must
finish the entire program in order to get credit. Read through the information carefully. You
will encounter short quizzes that will test your
understanding of the information presented. The purpose of
these quizzes is simply to provide you with immediate
feedback to see if you are ready to move on to the next
component. Please note that all quizzes must be completed for you to receive credit for the online orientation.
The orientation is divided into sections and pages. Each section
contains information on a specific topic, such as "Steps to Success" or
You should read the text on each page as it
important information. Some chapters begin with tutorial videos you also
need to view as they help you to better understand the material
Navigation: SECTION (Introduction & Video) > Pages > Quiz
You may view the material presented in each section by following
either the first (graphic) or the second ("text only") link. If you want
to print pages from any section you may use the pdf link.
A tick next to each section name will indicate when you have completed that section.
Final Note: In order to be eligible for
priority registration (earlier appointment to enroll) you must complete
all pre-enrollment steps (assessment, orientation, counseling) and
develop an abbreviated education plan (SEP) by the required deadlines
(see New Student Checklist).
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Please contact us if you need
HELP with the online orientation.