‌Welcome and congratulations on your decision to attend Bristol Community College! Your participation in Orientation is an essential and mandatory first step in your academic journey as a college student.

Over the course of three to four hours, advisors, faculty and students will be leading your Orientation session. You’ll have an opportunity to hear from faculty or staff in your major’s department, get a feel for your college and register for courses!

Register Today for New Student Orientation

Don’t wait – dates posted online! With limited dates to meet with faculty and coordinators in your major, students should register as soon as possible.

If you are unsure of which Orientation session to sign-up for, please click here to help determine which session your major falls under.
If you are unable to attend your program specific date please sign up for a General Session (dates can be found below).

As a new student, be sure to complete your placement testing prior to registering for an Orientation session. View the BCC Testing Center schedule.

See a schedule of upcoming BCC Orientation sessions below. 

Fall River

Business and Entrepreneurial Programs

Business, Office Administration, Hospitality and Culinary students will be contacted to attend a Business Bootcamp session.

Educational Programs

General Sessions

Health and Life Science Programs

Humanities and Arts Programs

Legal and Social Science Programs

STEM Programs

Student-Athlete Sessions

Veterinary Health Care

New Bedford

General Sessions


General Sessions


General Sessions