Becoming a Student


New Student Orientation is an opportunity to connect to resources and receive valuable, practical information for excelling as a student.
At orientation you will:

  • Learn the fundamentals of being a successful student at GateWay
  • Identify campus resources to help you stay on track
  • Discover student clubs, organizations and the campus community
  • Hear insights from current students, faculty and staff
  • Be empowered with important tools for navigating your college experience successfully

Who Should Attend?

  • First-time college students
  • Students who have completed ACE, HOOP, LIFT, GWECHS, or similar programs
  • Students seeking a certificate or a degree

Spring  2017 Orientation Schedule

  • Tuesday, 1/10/2017 @ 10am - 12pm, IE 1100
  • Thursday, 1/12/2017 @ 6pm - 8pm, IE 1100


Sign up to attend a new student orientation session by logging in to the Online Student Center. You will need to create a Maricopa Enterprise Identification (MEID) if you haven't already.
Orientation sessions are held before the start of each fall and spring semester. Call (602) 286-8178 for more information.