Welcome to Orientation

Whether you’re starting college for the first time, or returning to finish your degree, attending new student orientation gives you a valuable introduction to the College that will help you feel prepared as a student.

Here’s a preview of the topics you’ll cover in your orientation!


  • Our Community

    Learn more about what makes Granite State College unique!

  • Technology Systems & Accounts

    Get introduced to the systems you’ll use as a student and receive guidance on setting up your accounts.

  • Student Success Tips

    Tips and techniques on how to stay organized as a student.

  • The First Week

    Learn how to prepare in the days leading up to your first class, and hear our advice for a successful first week.

  • Student Support Services

    As you may expect, your academic advisor will serve as the “captain” of your team, but you also have the support of a certified careeer counselor, online and in-person tutors, librarian for online research help, and more!

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On-Demand Orientation

Begin our self-paced, online, on-demand new student orientation! It's available 365/24/7, so you can return to it at any time if you need a refresher.

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Live Webinars & Other Sessions

Several live orientations are held each term, including sessions specific to our master's degrees and post-baccalaureate teacher certification programs.

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