To schedule an online orientation please contact Maria Spencer at firstname.lastname@example.org (Please be sure to include your full name)
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. Please be sure to schedule an online orientation please contact Maria Spencer at email@example.com
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.
Orientation offers Merritt College the opportunity to officially welcome you and thank you for choosing us. You will learn about our expectations of you as well as what you can expect of us. During orientation, new students are provided with information regarding the college’s programs and services; degrees, certificate, and transfer requirements; and support services, and other useful information. Our overall goal is to assist you in getting off to a great start and providing you with the necessary information for a successful finish.
Be sure when you call that you have your Student ID number or you will not be able to make an appointment. Please clearly state your name and phone number with the requested date and time of orientation when you are leaving a message to make an appointment. Please schedule an appointment at least a week prior to the date you wish to attend.