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New Student Orientation

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Welcome to Wyvern Nation!

New Students, we are so excited to welcome you to Quinsigamond Community College (QCC)!

The Orientation Program at QCC includes three categories:

  1. Summer Summit Days
  2. New Student Orientation
  3. First-Year Programming

Summer Summit Days

Held virtual, on zoom, from June through August. 

A good, strong start is the key to any college student’s success. You will choose one virtual session to join in our Online Learning Coaches, Academic Advisors, and Financial Aid Representative to review the first steps in beginning your career at QCC.

  • Connect with Advising.
  • Introduction to the technology platforms (Qmail, The Q, Blackboard, etc.).
  • Learn about the financial assistance available. 
  • Answer any questions that you may have. 

New Student Orientation 

Held the last week of August (August 29 - September 2).

A sense of belonging provides new students with a sense of security, identity and community.
NSO will be held in-person at the campus the majority of your courses are being held. The three campus locations are:

  1. Downtown (Federal Street, Worcester)
  2. Southbridge (SB High School)
  3. West Boylston Street (Worcester)

The focus of these sessions will be on community building, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), team and leadership building, campus resources, student involvement, and academic expectations. 


First-Year Programming 

Throughout the fall and spring semesters, during your first year at QCC. 

Community and knowledge are the cornerstones of the community college experience. 
These programs provide to students the knowledge, tools, and resources to find success, in and out of the classroom, during their first year on campus.


The Orientation Registration Form

It is mandatory for all new students wishing to attend the program to complete the below registration form.

The information you provide in this form will help us prepare an interactive, engaging, and informative program. You will need to:

  • Select ONE Summer Summit Day
  • Select ONE New Student Orientation Date
    • Remember to choose the campus the majority of your classes are being held 

If you have been accepted into the LPN or RN Program for the Fall 2022 semester, you do not need to complete the registration form. Your orientation dates are as follows:

  • LPN Day & Evening will be on Thursday, May 5, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at the Brick Box
  • RN Day & Becker Transfers will be on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at the Downtown Campus in Room 238.
  • RN Evenining will be on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at the Downtown Campus in Room 238.

Please contact the Nursing Department, at nurseeducation [at] qcc.mass.edu, with any questions regarding the LPN or RN orientations. 

Registration Form

Please fill out the New Student Orientation Registration Form to complete your registration.

If you have any questions about QCC's Orientation Program, contact Student Life at studentlife [at] qcc.mass.edu