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Traditional Student (Age 17-20)

After completing the placement tests, you will receive an invitation to New Student Orientation. During this one-day event – the first step in your Oakton jOURney! – you will meet other incoming students, become acquainted with your academic advisor, and register for classes. Staff and current Oakton students also will be on hand to help you navigate the transition to college.


Traditional-age (17-20) students can register now for spring 2015 orientation.


Sample Orientation Schedule*

9:30 a.m.


10 a.m.


10:30 a.m.

Transition to College & Student Success Resources at Oakton

11 a.m.

Educational Planning Session



12:30 p.m.

Campus Tour

1 p.m.

Student Life Session

1:30 p.m.

Meeting with Academic Advisors

2:30 p.m.

Class Registration


*Subject to change

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