Traditional Student (Age 17-20)

After completing the placement process, information will be sent to your Oakton-preferred email account about how to register for New Student Orientation. New traditional-aged students (age 20 and younger) are required to complete orientation to register for classes. During this one-day event 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.

For information on how to complete orientation for the summer and fall semesters, email

On-campus orientation check-in begins promptly at either 9 a.m. or 1 p.m., depending on whether you are attending a morning session (9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.) or an afternoon session (1 - 4:30 pm.). The program concludes with course registration. Participation in the entire program is required.