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

New Student Orientation Dates:


Day Date Time
Wednesday July 10th 10:00 a.m.
Monday July 15th 1:00 p.m.
Tuesday July 23th 3:00 p.m.
Thursday August 1st

9:00 a.m.

Wednesday August 7th 1:00 p.m.
Tuesday August 13th 5:00 p.m.
Monday August 19th 6:00 p.m.
Saturday August 24th 9:00 a.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 (Valid I.D. REQUIRED) free of charge at the conclusion of the session. Call (409) 944-1220 for more information.

Proof of the menginitis vaccination may be required before registration. 

Orientation Information (409) 944-1220

Testing Center             (409) 944-1290

Office of Admissions     (409) 944-1230

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Updated 6/25/2013 - Content Author snewell