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Student Services

New Student Orientation

All new degree-seeking students are required to participate in an orientation session before registering for their first term. 

New Student Orientation for degree-seeking students includes:

  • Information on education planning
  • Introduction to College resources including LifeMap tools
  • Academic advising for first term
  • Registration for first term

To Access New Student Orientation Sign Up

  1. Submit your application for admission and pay your $35.00 application fee
  2. Once your application is processed (please allow 3-5 business days), set up your Atlas account .
  3. After setting up your Atlas account you may begin the New Student Induction process which includes the following (for more information please visit the Assessment Services website):
    • Complete the LASSI
    • Complete the Career Review
    • Complete any additional intake requirements
  4. After setting up your Atlas account and completing the LASSI, Career Review, and any other additional intake requirements, sign up for Orientation (be sure to wait 2 business days after completing the LASSI and Career Review before attempting to sign up for Orientation):
    • Log into your Atlas account
    • Click on New Student Orientation (My Atlas tab; bottom left-hand side of page)
    • Select the campus you wish for Orientation
    • Follow instructions to select and sign up for Orientation

If you are transferring into Valencia from a regionally accredited institution and we have not yet received your official transcript(s), please bring unofficial copies of your transcripts with you to your Orientation session (you may also bring official copies of your transcripts in the original sealed envelope from the sending institution to be opened by a Valencia staff member).

If you have any difficulty registering for Orientation please contact the New Student Orientation Office on your campus.





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Questions About Orientation?

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