About New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation is the start and the launching pad to your journey here at Edison State College. Orientation is facilitated by Student Service staff and student leaders in coordination with faculty, staff, and administrators who represent various departments across the college to welcome new students to campus.

Orientation is an interactive, informative, and exciting experience designed to initiate and integrate students into the community of Edison State College and provide students with information about the multitude of resources and opportunities available to them as new Edison State College students.

All new students are required to participate in an Orientation session before registering for their semester of classes.

You are ready to attend a New Student Orientation session when these steps are complete:

  1. Apply to Edison State and submit the application fee. Be sure to submit your transcripts — You must submit your high school or GED transcripts as well as transcripts from ALL colleges previously attended. Click here for additional information about how to request and submit transcripts.
  2. Orientation Part 1: Online Assessments — To assist you in developing your education plan, you are required to complete a Career Planning Assessment and Student Questionnaire before meeting with an Academic Advisor.
  3. Testing Status — Depending on you previous academic and career history you may need to complete our placement test to determine which classes to take your first semester. Any new student is welcome to take our placement.
  4. Academic Advising — Meet with an academic advisor to create your personal degree plan and sign up for New Student Orientation


For more campus specific information please click the campus links below.





Click Here for the New Student Orientation Survey