Orientation for Students

Please click your student type to see your first-semester class registration requirements.
Orientation is required for all in-state first-time students. If you need any guidance or have an extenuating circumstance that you would like to discuss, connect with your admissions counselor here.

Out-of-state first-time students may attend orientation or schedule a phone advising appointment with IRIS at 970.248.1177. If you need any guidance, connect with your admissions counselor here.

Transfer students are strongly encouraged, but not required, to attend Orientation. If you register for a session at least three weeks in advance, your transfer evaluation will be ready on the program date. If you are not planning on attending, please contact the Center for Transfer Services at 970.248.1232.
Adult students are strongly encouraged, but not required to attend Orientation. If you do not attend, please schedule a one-on-one advising appointment with IRIS at 970.248.1177.
Students attending the Montrose Campus do not need to attend Orientation on the Main Campus in Grand Junction. Please contact the Montrose Campus at 970.249.7009 or visit the Branscome Center.
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Pre-Orientation Testing

Be sure to complete your assessment before registering for Orientation.

Learn more about testing

Check-in & Schedule

View our Orientation schedule and check-in information.

View the agenda