First Year Experience

Orientation 2018

New Freshman Registration and Orientation - City College


Step 1 – Placement Testing (Accuplacer)


Freshman that are attending college for the first time will be required to take the  Accuplacer test prior to their individual appointment. Contact Jacket Student Central at (406) 247-3019 to schedule an individual or remote test.


Step 2 - Registration

Freshman are encouraged to attend one of the registration sessions listed below.  These sessions are offered at City College through Jacket Student Central.  Students will learn how to use the different tools for registration, view the course requirements for their degree, map out their plan of study and register for classes. (Please remember that first-time students must have the Accuplacer test completed prior to attending one of the registration sessions).  Call Jacket Student Central at (406) 247-3019 to schedule one of the registration sessions below.  If there are conflicts with these days/times please call (406) 247-3019 to discuss other options:

  • Thursday, August 9th 2:00pm-4:30pm
  • Thursday August 16th 10:00am -1:00 pm
  • Friday, August 24th  8:00am-1:00pm

Step 3 - Orientation

After registering for classes, the next step is to attend Orientation.  At Orientation, students will meet other students, learn more about services available at both City College and University campuses, and receive important computer training for online courses and on-campus computer access and accessing your electronic student records.


 Dates for Freshman/Transfer Student Orientation: