FAQ | New Student Orientation | TJC

New Student Orientation


What will I do at New Student Orientation?

When you attend on-campus Orientation you will:

  • Learn about TJC
  • Talk to representatives from many TJC departments
  • Meet current TJC students, faculty, and staff
  • Get tips on on-campus life and learn about what goes on in college
  • Learn about TJC policies and procedures
  • Have your questions answered
  • Meet other new students and parents

Who should attend orientation?

  • All first-time-in-college students should participate in New Student Orientation to have the best chance of success at TJC.

How long does orientation last?

  • Orientation sessions begin at 9 a.m. (with check-in at 8:30 a.m.) and end around 4 p.m.

Will I have the opportunity to stay on campus for orientation?

  • No. Our orientation sessions are only one-day.

Is there a fee for attending New Student Orientation?

  • Orientation is free for students and their guests.

Can parents and family members attend orientation?

  • Yes, they can. A maximum of 3 guests per student can attend.

Can I attend Preview Day instead of Orientation?

  • No. Preview Day was a chance to visit TJC and learn more about our programs and offerings. New Student Orientation is a program designed to help you prepare for success as you begin your first semester at TJC.

Are meals provided at Orientation?

  • Yes, each registered participant will be provided lunch.

Can I switch orientation sessions?

  • Yes! We understand that plans change and you may need to change your date. If you need help, Orientation@TJC.edu, call 903-510-2523, or text 903-371-0120.