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Orientation is vital to your academic success. At orientation, you will learn about TTC and its services. 

In-Person Orientation

To complete orientation in person after you have been admitted as a student to TTC, visit any of our four campuses. Each orientation will last 60 minutes or less. Attend an in-person orientation group or one-on-one session. Hours of operation and locations on the individual campuses are listed on the right side of this page.

Students in select majors can see a Navigator upon completion of in-person orientation or schedule an appointment for a later date. 

Students in Aeronautical Studies, Industrial Technology, and Film, Media and Visual Arts programs will be assigned an academic advisor. Your advisor's name and contact information will be posted in your my.tridentech.edu account. In my.tridenttech.edu.edu, select "My Profile" under TTC Bookmarks.

NoteNote: If your application is pending, your student portal will display my.tridenttech.edu > applicant in the upper left corner. Click Check my Application Status in the portal to see what steps you need to complete to be admitted as a student. After you have been admitted as a student, you will be eligible to complete orientation.

Online Orientation

Students enrolling in Aeronautical Studies, Industrial Technology, and Film, Media and Visual Arts programs can complete online orientation. Online orientation is available in the TTC student portal, my.tridenttech.edu. To complete online orientation, you must have a TTC ID number and you must be admitted to TTC as a student.

  1. Go to tridenttech.edu.
  2. Login to the portal. If you have been admitted as a TTC student, your student portal will display my.tridenttech.edu > student in the upper left corner immediately below the banner and gray navigation bar.
  3. Select Online Orientation in TTC Bookmarks on the right-hand side of the page.
  4. Follow the online orientation instructions.

Change Major

You can change your major and have a new academic advisor assigned at an Orientation Center.  Navigators are automatically assigned for select majors. If you have already been through orientation, you can call an Orientation Center or email orientation@tridenttech.edu to learn who your new academic advisor will be. You are able to see your current Navigator or advisor's name, phone number and email address on the My Profile screen in TTC Express if you have been to orientation.

Nondegree Student Registration

Nondegree students can register for courses during the registration period in the Orientation Centers or through the Registrar’s office.

Orientation Centers

Main Campus
The Hub

Bldg. 500/Ste. 134

Summer Hours
8 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
​Orientation group sessions are held at 10 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. Monday-Thursday.

Berkeley Campus
Rm. 111
8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Palmer Campus
Rm. 226
8 a.m.-5 p.m.
​Orientations are held at 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Mount Pleasant Campus
Front Desk