Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Boyce New Student Orientation


Welcome new students!  Congratulations on your decision to attend the Community College of Allegheny County.  New Student Orientation is an advantageous “smart start” to your college education!

Get the most from your orientation experience!

Complete the ONLINE Student Orientation before attending the ON-CAMPUS Student Orientation. The Online Student Orientation can be completed conveniently on your home computer or on-the-go with a smart-device (such as a smart phone) by accessing

Register for all Orientation sessions using your "Colleague" number, which is also your Student I.D. number.

ON-CAMPUS Student Orientation will be hosted at CCAC Boyce Campus on:

  • Friday, August 8, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. in Lecture Hall

  • Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. in Lecture Hall

  • Friday, August 22, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. in Lecture Hall  

As a new student at CCAC–Boyce Campus, you are beginning wonderful journey of educational opportunities and new experiences.  Our Smart Start Orientation program is designed for you to learn how to navigate Boyce Campus as well as discover the myriad of resources that CCAC has available for you.

Yes, family and friends are welcome! Please indicate the number of guests that will be attending Orientation with you. This is a great time for your parents, friend or significant other to learn with you and to understand a college student's responsibilities and expectations. Bring your printed class schedule/receipt and one additional form of ID to obtain your Student ID Card and Net-ID for the College’s computer network.  Come to the program with your questions. We have answers!

R.S.V.P. for "Smart Start" Student Orientation at Boyce Campus online at

Select “Appointment Central” from the list of options on the right side of our homepage.  Complete the online reservation form. You will receive a confirmation by email if you include your email address.

New Student Orientation is the best way to begin your CCAC educational experience.  In order to ensure a seat in your session of choice, complete one of the New Student Orientation registration methods as early as possible.  Dates fill quickly.  We are looking forward to meeting you!

“Smart Start” New Student Orientation is hosted by the Office of Student Life.

Student Orientation will be located in the Student Union or the Lecture Hall as indicated. There is comfortable seating for everyone!

For your convenience, please park in the parking lots at the front of the building. Enter the building through our main entrance, the "South Entrance." Directions to the Student Union: turn right inside the South Entrance doors and walk straight down the hall. The Student Union will be directly in front of you. Directions to the Lecture Hall: directly across from the South Entrance doors is an elevator. Take the elevator to Level 4. Exit the elevator, and follow the signs. We will be waiting to welcome you to campus! 

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Please note: if you did not pre-complete the ONLINE Student Orientation, you must complete the online content at the On-Campus Orientation.  You must be registered for classes to obtain your Student ID Card and NetID for the College's computer network.