Isothermal Community College

Office of Admissions

New Student Orientation

Exterior of Foundation building

Orientation will provide students with the knowledge necessary to successfully navigate their first semester at Isothermal Community College. Orientation is mandatory for new curriculum students. 

Spring 2018 Orientation

Chose between Face-to-Face Orientation or Online Orientation 

Face-to-Face Orientation:

  • December 5, 2017, Morning Session from 9:30 am to noon (optional tour available at 12 o'clock noon), or
  • January 4, 2018, Evening Session from 5:30-8 p.m. (optional tour available at 4 p.m.)
  • Check-in begins at least 30 minutes prior to the sessions at the Foundation Performing Arts Center with an expo of clubs and academic departments.  
  • Students may indicate a guest when completing their RSVPs on Eventbrite, the button on right.

Online Orientation:

  • Access anytime on Patriot Port
  • Use your student email and ID number to receive credit for completing

Topics include:

  • Educational Planning: What's the Goal and the Plan?
  • Financial Aid:  How to Keep It. 
  • Need to Know:  Safety, Consumer Information, and Campus Resources
  • Technology:  How It's Useful

To request accommodations, please contact the Office of Accessibility at 828-395-1732 at least two weeks prior to the event. 


Group of new students on tour