Welcome to your new student online orientation

Welcome to CT State Capital!

New Student Orientation

Whether you are a New, Transfer, or Readmit student the New Student Online Orientation will provide you with information related to academic and campus resources as well as student support services that will help you acclimate to the college environment and get the most out of your college experience.

  • Spring 2024: Deadline to complete is February 19
  • We encourage all students to complete the full orientation prior to meeting with a Guided Pathways (GP) Advisor.
  • The orientation takes approximately 30 to 45 minutes to complete entirely.
  • You will receive a Certificate of Completion sent to your college email upon completion of all sections and the feedback survey.
  • Students who complete the orientation and feedback survey are automatically entered into a CT State Community College giveaway of various items including bookstore vouchers, swag bags, and more!

*Online Features:

  • It is accessible through mobile, tablet, and computer devices.
  • You can bookmark orientation lessons and take virtual notes.
  • Ability to stop and go and pick up where you left off.
  • Closed Captioning available in English and Spanish.
  • Send questions in the “Ask a Question” box.
  • Download and print your Certificate of Completion.

5 Steps Before you begin your New Student Online Orientation:

Please make sure that you have completed all of the steps below before you access and complete the CT State Community College – New Student Online Orientation:

STEP 1 – Complete the Admissions Application(Video Example)

STEP 2 – Upload your required documents to Admissions through your Application Account

STEP 3 – Receive an email of acceptance which includes your Student Banner ID number

STEP 4 Apply for Financial Aid (If Applicable)

STEP 5 – Set up and log into your myCTState account – (Click here for myCTState help)

Once you’ve completed these steps, please proceed by (clicking here).

2016 Commencement CCC

Please wait at least 24 hours after you’ve been admitted to CCC before proceeding with the New Student Online Orientation (NSO).

BEFORE YOU BEGIN YOUR ONLINE NSO:

  1. Make sure that you’ve completed the required 5 step process before starting the Online NSO.
  2. Log into your myCTState account prior to accessing the Online NSO portal.
  3. Keep in mind your login credentials will be the same for both the myCTState and the Online NSO portal. For myCTState assistance click here.

LET’S BEGIN YOUR ONLINE NSO!

  1. Start your Online NSO lessons here.
  2. Complete all required lessons within the Online NSO portal.
  3. Check your college email for your “Certificate of Completion” or download it from your Online NSO dashboard.

CHECKLIST

Tips for academic success!

Capital In-Person Orientation Session OneWednesday, January 17, 2024

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM Eastern Standard Time

Capital In-Person Orientation Session Two Thursday, January 18, 2024

11:30 AM – 2:30 PM Eastern Standard Time

* (DAY AND EVENING SCHEDULES ARE AVAILABLE) *

When can I access the New Student Online Orientation?

You can sign-in to complete the New Student Online Orientation 24-hours after being admitted to the college.

What is the estimated completion time?
  • 30 – 45 minutes to fully complete.
I did not setup or log into myCTState yet can I still access the New Student Online Orientation?
I am a transfer or readmit student, do I need to complete the New Student Online Orientation?
  • Yes, all students accepted for the Fall 2022 semester and beyond are encouraged to complete the online orientation fully.
Does the New Student Online Orientation have closed captioning?
  • Yes. Closed Captioning is available in both English and Spanish.
What is the deadline to complete the New Student Online Orientation?
  • You are encouraged to complete the New Student Online Orientation by September 1st.
Do I receive anything after completing the New Student Online Orientation?
  • Yes, you will receive a “Certificate of Completion” which is emailed to your college email address. You are also automatically entered into a CT State Community College giveaway with a chance to win a bookstore voucher, swag bag and more.
What if I can’t finish the New Student Online Orientation in one sitting?
  • That’s okay! You can complete the New Student Online Orientation at your own pace. It typically takes 30 to 45 minutes to complete fully.
Can I complete this on my cell phone or other mobile device?
  • Yes, the New Student Online Orientation is accessible on all mobile, tablet and computer devices.
What do I do if I am unable to access the New Student Online Orientation?

Send an email to CTStudentO[email protected]

  • Include:
    1. First and Last name

    2. Student Banner ID number

    3. Contact Number
What if I am unable to download my Certificate of Completion?
  • First try clicking on the Certificate Tab found on the orientation dashboard. Click on view Certificate.
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