Congratulation! For taking the first step, this virtual orientation is to help you make the transition to college. The opportunity to get a head start by attending the orientation will provide you with information so you can succeed academically. We want to ensure you understand your responsibilities, and the colleges in order for you to make informed decisions. Then you can navigate through the college environment smoothly. Knowing this information can build your confidence and move you towards your end goal of completion.
Some of the topics that will be covered are;
- Learning about the different student service departments, financial aid, admissions & records, and counseling
- Learning about the different college resource programs, Next Up, Sankofa, CalWORKs, FYE, EOPs, Street Scholars, Veterans Services, Puente, Health Services, the Learning Center, Student Accessibility Services aka (DSPS) and, the Library
- Learning about campus life, Associated Students of Merritt College (ASMC), Inter-Club Council (ICC), Student worker opportunities, Study Abroad, Scholarships, and the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
- Learning about Academic Success and the different Career Education Programs Merritt offers, such as EMT, Nursing, Administration of Justice, and many more.
To schedule an online orientation please contact Maria Spencer at firstname.lastname@example.org