Welcome to ýƵ's My College Orientation!

Welcome to ýƵ's My College Orientation!

Welcome to ýƵ, New Bears!

We're excited you've chosen ýƵ. Whether this is your first college experience, you're transferring, or returning to school after a long break, joining orientation is the efficient way to start your first semester here.

We'll familiarize you with campus, share resources for success, and introduce you to teams who'll help you accomplish your goals. You'll also learn about:

  • Managing expenses and financial aid
  • Using CANVAS—the College's online learning portal
  • Participating in student life, and taking advantage of leadership opportunities

FALL 2024

Join Us at Bulpitt Auditorium...

THURSDAY, August 15    |    5 pm - 8 pm
Check-In begins at 4 pm
SATURDAY, August 17    |   9 am - 12 pm
Check-In begins at 8 am

Check In & Agenda


Each Orientation session will last approximately three hours, and is divided into several segments.  Details follow.

Orientation Agenda - Fall 2024


Please allow enough travel time to arrive on campus and check-in at Hannelly Center (HC):

  • Thu, August 15:  4 - 4:45 pm
  • Sat, August 17:   8 - 8:45 am



ýƵ is located at 1202 W. Thomas Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85013.
The nearest cross streets are 11th Ave. and 15th Ave.  Parking is free and abundant in the West and North Lots.

Orientation at ýƵ


Please be seated inside Bulpitt Auditorium, by the following times:
      Thu, Aug 15:  5 pm
      Sat, Aug 17:   9 am


Meet the college president, and hear from teams who are focused on your success:

  • Welcome, with Dr. Kimberly Britt
  • Counseling
  • Academic Expectations
  • Disability Resources & Services
  • Safety & Civility


Get acquainted with staff affiliated with academic areas that interest you:

  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management
  • Computer and Information Technology
  • Culture & Society
  • Education
  • Health Sciences
  • Human Services
  • STEM
  • Visual & Performing Arts


Learn about ways to get involved on campus, and resources for student expenses:

  • Student Life & Leadership
  • Paying for College

Introduction to the FOIs

Explore the FOIs

ýƵ, and all MCCCD schools, group academic concentrations into FOIs, or Fields of Interest.  It's a convenient way for students to evaluate potential career paths, and courses they'll need along the way.  You'll learn about FOIs during your Orientation session, and throughout your time at ýƵ, but why wait?  Take a moment now to explore the possibilities!