Student Orientation

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Welcome to Umpqua Community College!

Attending Student Orientation is an important part of getting a strong start to your academic adventure. 

Orientation will help you: 

  • Identify where to get important information and assistance
  • Learn the key online tools used at Umpqua Community College
  • Recognize key college policies, procedures, and practices
  • Develop relationships with staff, faculty, and other students

Student Orientation takes place on-campus in a group setting. You will need your UCC 800 ID number in order to sign-up. 

Step 1: Sign Up

Choose a date/time listed below then use the "Sign Up" link below to schedule your Student Orientation. Please contact Jessica Richardson at (541) 440-4677 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions or concerns.   

Get Riverhawk Ready

Join us for an orientation and more. This event will provide multiple opportunities for students to complete their admissions process. 

  • Thursday, August 29, 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm Location (HNSC) - Snacks Provided
  • Tuesday, September 11, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Location (HNSC) - Lunch Provided                                                                                                            
Orientation Date
  • Wednesday, August 22, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm - Location HNSC 100
  • Tuesday, August 28, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm - Location HNSC 203 
  • Wednesday, August 29, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Location HNSC 
  • Tuesday, September 11, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm - Location HNSC

Veterans-Only Orientation Dates

 Contact Jessica Richardson for more information on orientation for our Veterans. 

Do you live out of the area and can't attend an on-campus orientation?  Contact Jessica Richardson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for an online orientation option.   

 

Step 2: Show up

After signing up for a session, you will receive a confirmation email a day prior to your orientation with Where, When, and What to bring reminders for your orientation. You will receive this confirmation email at the email address used when you sign up for orientation. 

Check-in begins 15 minutes before the start time of your orientation.

You must participate in all components of the two-hour event in order to fulfill the requirement of completing orientation. Students who arrive late or leave early will be responsible for signing up for a different session. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Where do I check-in? 

What do I need to bring to Student Orientation? 

How long does Student Orientation last? 

Do I have to stay the entire time? 

Where can I park?

I'm not able to attend the session I signed up for. What do I do? 

Is there an online Student Orientation option? 

Questions? 

 

Where do I check-in? 

Check-in will be at the assigned room for your orientation. Look for the green student orientation signs on-campus for assistance in locating the assigned room.  

What do I need to bring to Student Orientation?

  • Your UCC student ID number. Starts with 800XXXXXX
  • Student Orientation includes a brief 15-minute campus tour, please dress accordingly. If you require accommodations or need an alternative tour method, please contact Jessica Richardson (541) 440-4677 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

How long does Student Orientation last?

      Two hours total: 

  1. Presentation, 50 minutes
  2. Break, 5 minutes
  3. Campus Mini-Tour, 15 minutes
  4. Hands-On, 50 minutes 

Do I have to stay the entire time? 

Yes. You must participate in all components of the two-hour event in order to fulfill the requirement of completing orientation. Students who arrive late or leave early will be responsible for signing up for a different session. 

Where can I park?

You may park in any of the white or yellow painted parking spaces on campus.  

I'm not able to attend the session I signed up for, what do I do? 

Space is limited and sessions fill up quickly. If you need to reschedule, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. as soon as possible. 

Is there an online Student Orientation option? 

Please contact Jessica Richardson, the Recruitment Coordinator at (541) 440-4677 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Questions? Please contact Jessica Richardson,  Recruitment Coordinator at (541) 440-4677 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions, special requests, or accommodations. 

 

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