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Student Orientation

Online Student Orientation

All first-time degree, certificate or diploma seeking students are required to complete orientation. Why? Because orientation will contribute to your success. Students who complete orientation gain higher levels of engagement and academic success that lead to graduation. You will receive essential information concerning academics, finances and student life that will boost your ability to succeed.

  • Enter your Student ID number that was given to you in your acceptance letter from CCAC.
  • At the end of the Online Orientation, you must "Click here to finish."
  • Schedule a date and time for the Virtual Student Orientation at Appointment Central.
  • Refer to Online Student Orientation often to guide you to CCAC's many services and resources.

Launch the online orientation.

New Student Orientation

Students posing around Ace the Wild Cat.

Student Life & Engagement is your host for New
Student Orientation. This is your chance to make meaningful connections, learn about support resources, and meet classmates, and staff. Agenda items are below. You will receive an invitation to attend orientation after you have registered for classes.

Before you attend New Student Orientation, you must already have your student ID number and be registered for classes. You should also look
through the Student Handbook!

Registration for the Spring 2022 New Student Orientation today on Appointment Central. 

Did you miss the Fall 2021 New Student Orientation? Watch a recording of the event with closed caption here. 

Campus Tours

Are you taking classes on campus during the fall 2021 semester? Schedule a tour for Allegheny, Boyce, South and North Campuses here.

Orientation Topics


CCAC's ITS staff provides several online tools to learn more about campus technology. All students will need a CCAC NetID to access the MyCCAC portal, Blackboard, academic email, on-campus wifi, and more. Set up your NetID now. CCAC also uses technology to keep our college community informed about safety incidents and campus closures.

Parking Permits and Student IDs

Parking Permits are issued by the Campus Security office at each location. Student IDs are issued by the Registration Office. Visit this page to connect with these departments.

Learn About Your Campus

Each CCAC campus and center is similar, yet unique. Find the map to your location here.

Single Point of Contact

First time college students are assigned an administrator to help them navigate their first semester at CCAC. Get to know your "SPoC" and how they can help make your first semester a successful one.

Campus Policies

The Student Handbook contains general information about CCAC, as well as information about services, academic procedures and policies that may affect you as a student. You should know about CCAC's Title IX policy and office, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in educational programs or activities.

Student Handbook

Student Handbook

CCAC's Student Handbook is a helpful guide for all students to refer to concerning services for students, academic information, policies and regulations and general information.

We hope you will use this handbook to help you maintain a positive learning experience while you are a student at CCAC.