Becoming a Student


Your GateWay journey begins with new student orientation. During orientation students learn about campus resources and services available and get answers to common questions.

Who Should Attend?

  • First-time college students
  • Transfer students
  • Adult re-entry students


Why should you attend a GateWay orientation session?

  • Get answers to questions about attending GWCC
  • Uncover resources to finance your education
  • Discover campus services that help students stay on track
  • Learn about student clubs and organizations
  • Meet new people and make connections
  • Learn more about academic program options

Summer 2016 Orientation Schedule

  • Wednesday, June 1, 4 to 5:30 p.m., IE1100
  • Thursday, July 14, 5 to 6:30 p.m., IE1100

Fall 2016 Orientation Schedule

  • Wednesday, Aug. 10, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Copper Room/IE1302
  • Tuesday, Aug. 16, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Copper Room/IE1302
  • Saturday, Aug. 20, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Copper Room/IE1302


Sign up to attend a new student orientation session by logging in to the Online Student Center. You will need to create an MEID if you haven't already.

Orientation sessions are held before the start of each fall and spring semester. Call (602) 286-8600 for more information.