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New Student Orientation

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New Student Orientation (NSO)

new student orientationNew Student Orientation (NSO) is designed to help you acclimate to the college environment and transition successfully to Montgomery College. New Student Orientation is available in two different formats, "In-Person" and "On Line". All degree and certificate seeking first time students are required to complete New Student Orientation prior to registering for classes. Students may complete the orientation online or face-to-face.

In Person New Student Orientation (NSO)

In-person New Student Orientation (NSO) programs last about 3 hours. Participating in campus tours, interacting with our Orientation Leaders, and attending information sessions will answer your questions, connect you to campus resources, and prepare you for a smooth start to your college career. Students must register for a specific NSO program by completing the online Registration Form.

Joining us at one of our In-Person New Student Orientation Sessions?

Click on the campus below to Register!


germantown campusGermantown

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rockville campusRockville

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Takoma Park / Silver spring campusTakoma Park / Silver spring

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Montgomery College Students

Online New Student Orientation

MC's interactive, Online New Student Orientation offers students a different option to learn the information presented during the In-Person Orientation Sessions. To participate in the Online Student Orientation, simply click on the link. You may complete the Online NSO in one sitting or break it up into smaller segments. Students are responsible for knowing the material covered in the Online Orientation Program. Once you click the link, have your MyMC login information ready to begin.

Click the link to begin the Online New Student Orientation: