New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation is MANDATORY for all first time, fulltime entering students registering for credit classes.  All students are welcome and encouraged to attend. Students may choose from an Orientation session listed below:

Wednesday, September 1 3:00 p.m.
Orientation sessions provide students with information on the many services available at Galveston College. In addition, students are also able to register early for courses and take the Compass® placement examination free of charge at the conclusion of each session. All orientation sessions will be held in Moody Building Room 220 (M-220).

The Compass® placement exam will be given at the end of each orientation session. Participants are required to bring a valid photo ID card to take the exam. Please note, the exam will take approximately two or three hours to complete.

For more information or to RSVP, call the Counseling Center at (409) 944-1220 or e-mail Angie Martinez at