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 New Student Orientation


We want to congratulate you on pursuing your academic goals with Chandler-Gilbert Community College! Attending New Student Orientation is your first vital step toward Starting Smart and becoming a successful college student. Attending an orientation session prior to the start of classes is mandatory for all students new to CGCC.

At New Student Orientation you will:
              • Meet current students, administrators, faculty, and staff
              • Learn about important support resources and departments on campus
              • Gain knowledge and skills that will contribute to your success as a student
              • Take a campus tour and locate classes

To register to attend please review How to Sign Up.

Class selection and registration does not occur at New Student Orientation.

Meeting with an academic advisor is mandatory for all new-to-college students and class registration must be completed prior to attending a New Student Orientation session. For more information about advisement please visit: Academic Advisement Department

Pecos Campus Students

Tuesday7/21/201510:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Performing Arts Center28374Fall
Thursday7/23/201510:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Performing Arts Center28375Fall
Tuesday7/28/201510:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Performing Arts Center28376Fall
Monday8/3/201510:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Performing Arts Center28378Fall
Wednesday8/5/201510:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Performing Arts Center43769Fall
Tuesday8/11/201510:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Performing Arts Center43770Fall
Thursday8/13/201510:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Performing Arts Center43771Fall
Tuesday8/18/201510:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Performing Arts Center43773Fall
Saturday8/22/201510:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Performing Arts Center43775Fall

Williams Campus Students

Thursday7/30/201510:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Higley Room - Bridget Hall28377Fall
Saturday8/15/201510:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Higley Room, Bridget Hall43772Fall

How to Sign Up for an NSO Session in

New Student Orientation
To attend a New Student Orientation you must add a session to your Fall 2015 class schedule:

  1. Log in to your Student Center at

  2. Under Academics, click Add a Class

  3. Click Search

  4. Course Subject: NSO  Course Number: Leave Blank

  5. Choose an NSO selection and add it to your Summer 2015 Class Schedule

Class Selection and registration does not occur at New Student Orientation

Meeting with an academic advisor is mandatory for all new-to-college students and class registration must be completed prior to attending a New Student Orientation session.  For more information about advisement, please visit Academic Advising

Important Information

Check-in for New Student Orientation

Check in for each New Student Orientation session will begin 20 minutes prior to the start of the scheduled time.

CGCC Pecos CampusPAC
CGCC Williams CampusBridget Hall

Veterans Students

If you have further questions regarding your veteran benefits, please contact the CGCC Veterans Services office:

Phone:  480.726.4122

Online Classes Information

Are you considering Online Classes?


If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Student Recruitment & Orientation at:

Phone:  480.732.7385


Parents of incoming freshmen are allowed to accompany their students to the New Student Orientation (NSO).