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. Summer Start: Complete the online New Student Orientation by Wednesday, June 2, 2021. 
    Fall Start: Complete the online New Student Orientation by Wednesday, August 11, 2021.

    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. After completing New Student Orientation, you will receive your personalized New Student Advising Guide from your academic advisor within five business days.

    Please note: Fall 2021 new student registration begins on Tuesday, May 18, 2021.

  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