Complete New Student Advisement

(If you have already completed a new student advisement workshop proceed to the next step, Register/Pay for Class.)

Looking for the New Student Virtual Advisor?  It is currently under construction and will be up and running shortly.  In the meantime, new students can choose between three different New Student Workshops.  Please note that appointments must be made in person for the New Student Pre-Nursing and New Student Pre-STEM Advisement workshops.

Sign up online here or in person at the Valencia or Canyon Country counseling offices.
This workshop describes the levels of counseling support as well as student service resources at the Valencia and Canyon Country campuses. Students will learn about certificate, associate degree, and transfer pathways, including general education and major requirements.  Students will also be introduced to the various ways to take classes at COC.  At the conclusion of the workshop, students will complete a first-semester educational plan.
 
Pre-Nursing New Student Advisement
STUDENTS MUST SIGN UP IN PERSON FOR THIS WORKSHOP AT THE VALENCIA OR CANYON COUNTRY COUNSELING OFFICES
Students will learn about Nursing Program prerequisites, the application and selection process, as well as important program deadlines.  This workshop also describes the levels of counseling support as well as student service resources at the Valencia and Canyon Country campuses.  At the conclusion of the workshop, students will complete a first-semester educational plan.
 
Pre-STEM New Student Advisement
STUDENTS MUST SIGN UP IN PERSON FOR THIS WORKSHOP AT THE VALENCIA OR CANYON COUNTRY COUNSELING OFFICES
This workshop focuses on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) major pathways. Students will learn about certificate, associate degree, and transfer options within the STEM field, including general education and major requirements.  Students will also be introduced to the various ways to take classes at COC.  This workshop describes the levels of counseling support as well as student service resources at the Valencia and Canyon Country campuses.  At the conclusion of the workshop, students will complete a first-semester educational plan.
 

 

 

 



 
 

 

COMPLETE THESE THREE CORE SERVICES IN ORDER:

1. Online orientation
2. On-ground assessment        testing
3. New student advisement
 
Orientation and assessment are required by September 30 for an earlier registration appointment. 
 
We know from experience that students who complete certain core services are more likely to meet their educational goals. Because these core services are so critical to college success, we are making their completion mandatory for all new students.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 













 
 
 
 
 

 









 

 

 

 

 

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