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SOAR . . . Mandatory New Student Orientation

Welcome New MCCC Students!

Winter dates for Spring 2021 New Student Orientations are posted below. Click the "Register" button and complete the online form to sign up for the session of your choice. If you are unable to attend any of the scheduled sessions, you may select the “I will view the information online” option. You may then view the webinar recording or PowerPoint presentation at a time that fits your schedule. These links are located in the “SOAR Presentations” section on this page.

The information shared at orientation will be available on this webpage throughout the semester for your reference in the "SOAR Presentations" section. Feel free to refer to these links.

New students may visit the Student Life & Leadership Department in SC111 for assistance and a welcome packet anytime throughout the Fall and Spring semesters.

If you would like an individual orientation session during the summer, fall or spring - just email and we will be happy to set that up for you.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at SOAR@MCCC.EDU or at 609-570-3435.

Register for SOAR
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Orientations for SPRING 2021

(classes begin January 19, 2021)
Thursday January 7 1 to 2 p.m. via Zoom students
Tuesday January 12 1 to 2 p.m. via Zoom students
Wednesday January 13 6 to 7 p.m. via Zoom students

What's included in Orientation:

  • Enrollment, Advising and Class Registration
  • Obtain Student ID/Parking Decal
  • Meet Staff, Faculty and Current Students
  • Student Success Tips and Resources
  • Student Portal/MercerOnline Overview
  • Q&A, Campus Tour & Refreshments

The below paperwork is needed to obtain your Student ID and Parking Decal.

Student ID: Class schedule and an additional form of ID
Parking Decal: Vehicle's Registration Card

IDs and Decals can be obtained at Security. Please give yourself additional time for this process to be completed.

MercerOnline    MercerOnline - Blackboard

Students registered for any online courses should also attend the Blackboard Information Session.
View the schedule of upcoming sessions at

Contact Danielle Garruba for more information:
    Email: SOAR@MCCC.EDU
    Call: (609) 570-3435

* Registration and Student ID will be available BEFORE evening sessions and AFTER morning sessions.

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Student Orientation, Advisement & Registration
Welcome new MCCC students!