New Student Orientation

Congratulations, and welcome to the WCTC family! New Student Orientation (NSO) is online and required for all newly admitted program students.

What to Expect

The orientation takes one hour or less to complete and can be completed on a computer, smartphone or tablet. NSO consists of seven main sections:

Get Started

  1. Begin New Student Orientation >

  2. You will be prompted to log in when you begin orientation. Your default password is your student ID number, unless you have already changed it. Contact the Service Desk at 262.691.5555 if you need login assistance.

  3. Spring Term 1 New Students

    • New student advising guides will be sent beginning October 20 or earlier to help you prepare for registration on Wednesday, October 27. Students completing NSO October 20 or later will receive their New Student Advising Guide within 5 business days.

    • Your New Student Advising Guide will be sent to your WCTC email address.
  4. View the new student checklist for your next steps after course registration.

More to Know

You may be exempt from attending NSO if you're simply adding or changing a program, or have graduated from WCTC within the past two years.

WCTC is dedicated to providing equal access to all students. New Student Orientation includes videos with closed captioning. To request accommodations, please email Student Accessibility at or call 262.691.5318.

Questions? Contact Student Development: 262.691.5302 | | Student Development Office, College Center, Room C-121