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What is New Student Orientation?

New Student Orientation is an introduction to TSTC's campus and student life.

At orientation you will:

  • Learn about TSTC history and traditions
  • Explore student life and find out ways to get involved
  • Plan a schedule of classes with your advisor*
  • Tour your new campus
  • Meet current and new students and ask them questions
  • Purchase textbooks and TSTC gear
  • Discover all that the student services have to offer

Why attend New Student Orientation?

Orientation is a required program for all incoming students that will help you prepare for your transition into college life, as well as the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. Also, students who attend orientation are more likely to stay in college and be satisfied with their college experiences, more likely to get better grades and more likely to graduate.

Every new student will need to attend a session.

Regular Sessions:

All session are scheduled to be held at the JBC Auditorium.

Monday, June 16              9 a.m. to noon

Friday, June 27                  1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Monday, June 30              9 a.m. to noon

Monday, July 14               9 a.m. to noon

Friday, July 18                   1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Friday, July 25                   1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Monday, July 28               9 a.m. to noon

Friday, August 8               1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Monday, August  11        9 a.m. to noon

Friday, August 22              1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Monday, August 25         9 a.m. to noon


All orientation sessions will be held in the John B Connally Auditorium, located at the corner of Crest and Campus Dr.


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* To register on the day of orientation, students must complete all testing, take the CSI assessment and meet with a TSTC Success Coach.

Make-up Sessions for all students:

Wednesday, September 3 from 5:45-7:45

Thursday, September 4 from 5:30-7:30

Friday, September 5 from 12:00-2:00

Loan Information Sessions (LIS) will be offered following each regular orientation session in the Student Recreation Center’s Multipurpose Room. For more on the loan sessions, contact Rhonda Beauchamp at rhonda.beauchamp@tstc.edu.

For more information on orientation sessions contact Michelle Rachels at michelle.rachels@tstc.edu or (254) 867-3441.


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