TJC announces dates for New Student Orientation

Tyler Junior College has announced dates for its upcoming New Student Orientation sessions for students entering TJC in fall 2017.

“New Student Orientation is a great introduction to life at TJC, and offers our new Apaches an opportunity to register early for their fall semester classes,” said Murphy Turner, coordinator of TJC new student and family programs.

Sessions will be held on the TJC main campus on the following dates:
• June 15 and 16
• June 19 and 20
• June 22 and 23
• July 10 and 11
• July 13 and 14
• July 17 and 18
• July 20 and 21

By attending orientation before their first semester, new TJC students can:
• Become familiar with TJC’s 126-acre campus
• Meet with advisors and create their personal fall schedule
• Make connections with fellow new students
• Network with faculty, staff and administrators

Cost is $50 per person, and the fee covers materials plus meals in the TJC dining hall. Students can pay an additional $20 for lodging in TJC residence halls.

Before registering for orientation, students need to have already applied for admission to TJC and met testing requirements.

Space is limited and early registration is encouraged. To register, go to www.tjc.edu/orientation.

Parents and family members are also encouraged to attend; and special sessions have been designed specifically with parents in mind, giving them an opportunity to meet and ask questions of faculty and staff. Family members can attend at an additional cost of $40 per person.

Students who require accommodations during orientation can contact Tina Dillman, in advance, to arrange interpreting services at 903-510-2841 or Margaret Rapp for all other disability accommodation needs at 903-510-2878.

For special needs with lodging, prior arrangements can be made by calling TJC Residential Life & Housing at 903-510-2345.

For more information, go to www.tjc.edu/orientation or call 903-510-3151.

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