Division Orientation FAQs
1. What is New Student Orientation?
New Student Orientation is the beginning of your journey as a student at Pitt Community College and where you will receive all of the tools that are needed in order to be successful during your time at the College.
2. Do I need to RSVP for Orientation?
Yes, you will need to RSVP for Divison Orientation.
Once you are directed to the online scheduler, you will be instructed to create an account with the appointment manager.
3. I registered for a date that I can no longer attend, what do I do?
By creating an account in our appointment manager, you will be able to reschedule your reservation for New Student Orientation. Log in and select "My Appointments" to reschedule or cancel.
If you have trouble logging on and can no longer attend the session in which you signed up, please call our office at (252) 493-7380 or send an email to email@example.com. Please include the following:
- Student Name
- Student ID Number
- Email address (personal and myPittCC)
- Phone Number
- Original Date of New Student Orientation
4. Are all new students required to attend an Orientation session?
Students must attend the Division Orientation sessions in order to register for classes.
5. What will I do at Orientation?
At Orientation, you will review the degree program that you selected on your application and course requirements. Services offered at the college will be introduced to you at Information Sessions located in the Goess Building. You will meet with an Advisor to register for fall classes applicable to your academic major.
6. Can parents or family members attend Orientation?
Yes, parents and or family members can attend.
Parents and family members will be able to share experiences with similar families, receive answers to questions that the student may not know to ask, and form a connection to PCC.
7. If I cannot attend Orientation, can my parents attend Orientation and register for me?
Parents and family members are encouraged to attend Orientation, even if the student cannot attend. However, parents and/or family members will not be able to complete course registration for the student.
8. Can my children attend the Orientation?
Pitt Community College Orientation is designed for college students and their adult family members. Therefore, children are not encouraged to attend.
9. Must my tuition and fees be paid before I can attend the Orientation session?
You may participate in Orientation before your fees have been paid. Payment of tuition and fees will not be required until after you have actually registered for classes.
10. Where can I find out more about my financial aid?
You can find out more about your financial aid by signing into your “MY Pitt CC” account, clicking on the 'PCC Services" tab and clicking again on the financial aid tab. Any other questions can be addressed by looking at the financial aid website or by calling 252-493-7339.
11. Where will I park when I arrive for Orientation?
There are plenty of large parking lots on campus. Feel free to park in any area except those designated for Staff and Faculty.
12. Where will Orientation be held?
Orientation will be held in locations based on your academic major. Orientation will always begin in the Goess Student Center, room 137.
Directions to Pitt Community College can be found here.
To see an actual map of the campus map of the campus, please click here.
13. How much will Orientation cost me?
Orientation will cost you nothing outside of your travel expenses.
14. Will I meet with my advisor during my specified Orientation session?
Although you will have the opportunity to meet with several different staff and faculty members, there is no guarantee that you will meet with your specific advisor during your Orientation day.
Your advisor information can be found in your Admissions letter. This information includes your advisor's name, office, phone number, and email. Your advisor is determined by your program of study.
15. What if I am studying as a Distant Learner?
For assistance with the Distance Learner registration process, click here.
16. Will I have to stay overnight? If so, where should I stay?
There is no need to stay overnight for those who live local to Pitt Community College. If you are traveling from further distances, there are plenty of lodging options available in the area. Click here to for temporary lodging options.
If you have any other questions concerning Orientation, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.