Frequently Asked Questions

Below is general information regarding upcoming orientation sessions for all new students. If you have specific questions or need more information, please email us at jccnsorientation@johnstoncc.edu.

Who should attend Orientation?
The student needs to be here. Orientation is important for your success in the upcoming semester.

Session availability is first-come, first-served.

Your session date is not confirmed until you complete the online registration and receive a confirmation email.

Once a session has reached capacity, it will be closed. We do not maintain waiting lists.

You can bring a guest. We will offer a specific program for them to attend that helps them learn about the campus and college resources.

The guest program is designed for parents/guardians, family member, or spouse/significant other. These are individuals who play a significant role in supporting the student during their educational journey.

What should I bring to Orientation?
  • An open mind and excitement!
  • Comfortable clothing and shoes
  • An umbrella or raincoat – just in case
  • Paper and pen for taking notes

What about special needs or assistance for myself or a family member?
Call us at 919-209-2209 or email us at jccnsorientation@johnstoncc.edu. During the online registration process, please note any assistance or accommodations that you or your guest may need.

Do I really need to attend orientation?
Yes, orientation is an opportunity to learn about services and campus resources that will make the transition and your first semester more successful.