New Student Orientation

Welcome to Palomar College!

New Student Orientation


New Student Orientation is an excellent way for you to become familiar with the campus, student services, as well as begin your education plan early by meeting with a counselor in a group session.

Who Attends Orientation?
Orientation is mandatory for almost all new students and is considered part of the enrollment process at Palomar College. Please visit the Orientation Exemption Page if you think you may be exempt from orientation.

How to Complete Orientation
If you plan to attend Palomar College in Spring 2018 or Fall 2018, you may complete the online orientation now.  Click on the link below to get started:

Spring in-person orientation and group educational planning session dates dates/times will be available in mid January.  Click the link below to rsvp.  For questions, call the Orientation & Follow-Up Services Office at (760) 744-1150, ext. 3768.