New Student Orientation and Registration

Next Steps

Your status as a new college student, transfer student, guest student or ESL student will determine your next steps. Please review the information below.

  • Complete Placement Testing prior to registration, if needed. Students may be eligible for placement test exemptions, based upon SAT, PSSA, or other test scores, as well as high school GPA and/or course work. Please visit Placement Testing Exemption to learn more. Our Placement Testing Center has walk-in testing, Monday-Saturday. Please visit Placement Testing to learn more about test preparation, test center hours, and the testing process.
  • Must attend a New Student Registration Session where you will
    • learn about transitioning to the College;
    • meet with an Academic Advisor; and
    • complete registration.
  • Select a registration session at the campus you will attend.

Transfer students (those who successfully completed a college course at another institution) are not required to attend New Student Registration. You will need to

  • Call 215-641-6577 (Central Campus) or 610-718-1906 (West Campus) to schedule a registration appointment.
  • Send an official transcript from your prior institution(s) to the Testing Center or upload the documents via Testing Documents Upload.
  • May need placement testing. Please reference the above link for test exemption information.
  • To learn more about the transfer student process please visit the Transfer Admissions Checklist page.

Guest students register for classes via the guest student application. Guest students do not need to complete New Student Registration. Please visit Guest Application to learn more.
As an ESL (English as a Second Language) student you may need to complete placement tests. Please visit Placement Testing for exemptions and testing information. Please call 215-641-6577 to schedule an advising and registration appointment with Dilek Arig, Academic Advisor at Central Campusl; or call 610-718-1906 at West campus. ESL students do not need to complete a New Student Registration session.

Registration Sessions

Please call 610-718-1906 for a registration appointment at West Campus.
All new students attending Montgomery County Community College Virtual Campus for the first time who have not earned any college credits at a higher education institution must complete the New Student Orientation Online! You will need at least one (1) hour in order to complete it.You MUST complete all of the following to receive credit for completing this orientation:

  1. Pre-advisement survey
  2. Orientation videos
  3. Post-orientation survey

Begin New Student Orientation Online

All New Students and Parents are invited to attend New Student Welcome Day/Orientation. Please join us to tour your campus, meet other students, find out about financial aid and free resources to assist you in your first semester, learn about Mustang athletics, student clubs and organizations, and pick-up your FREE student planner! Welcome Day is for New Students registered for spring, 2015.

Central Campus in Blue Bell
Day session
Wednesday, January 14
Science Center Auditorium
Registration begins at 8:30 am
Program begins at 9:00 am
Evening session
Wednesday, January 14
Science Center Auditorium
Registration begins at 5:30 pm
Program begins at 6:00 pm
Snow Date*
For both sessions is Thursday, January 15
Science Center Auditorium
West Campus in Pottstown
Day session
Tuesday, January 13
Community Room, South Hall
Registration begins at 8:30 am
Program begins at 9:00 am
Evening session
Thursday, January 15
Community Room, South Hall
Registration begins at 5:30 pm
Program begins at 6:00 pm
Snow Date*
Day Session: Tuesday, January 14
Evening Session: Friday, January 16
Community Room, South Hall

All sessions are two and a half hours long. No Pre-Registration Needed

For more information call 215-641-6507.

* Snow dates will be used ONLY if the College is closed. Central Campus day session school closing number: 320 and evening 2320. West Campus day session closing number: 395 and evening 2395. Or, check our website at mc3.edu.


Payment Information
Deferred Payment Plan

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