For registered new-first time students, returning students and transfer students.
Please click the button to RSVP for an orientation date and time.
Bobcat Orientation prepares you for classes, lessens anxiety, and helps you tackle the first three weeks of the term. Choose from the following dates and times:
- Monday, September 14 - 2-4:30 p.m.
- Tuesday, September 15 - 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
- Friday, September 18 - 9-11:30 a.m.
Join us virtually to lower stress and build confidence by:
- Becoming familiar with your email, Bobcat Web and Blackboard accounts you use for communication and course work
- Learning what instructors expect from you, your time, and the quality of your work
- Knowing how to access academic resources and support
- Accessing help for your emergency financial aid questions
Three days prior to orientation, you will receive instructions on accessing Zoom, the video conferencing tool you'll use to participate in the event.
Questions about Orientation? Check out some helpful FAQs below. You can also email BobcatOrientation@cocc.edu or call 541-383-7591
Will Fall Bobcat Orientation be offered in-person on campus?
I’m Oregon Promise – how will I get credit for attending?
We will email you the link to join the afternoon before the event. Prior to the start time, click the link to enter your contact information and launch the event.
Do I have to pay for Zoom?
What technology do I need?
To participate in Bobcat Orientation, you need an internet-ready device with audio capabilities as well as a stable internet connection. A web camera and microphone will enhance your experience but are not required.
What if I don’t have the right technology? Can I go to a COCC computer lab during Orientation?
- bring your own headphones
- wear a mask
Computer Lab Location
Bend: Pioneer 200
Redmond: RTEC 137
Madras: Room 120
Prineville: Room 114
Monday, 9/14 – 1:30 to 5 p.m.
Tuesday, 9/15 – 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Friday, 9/20 – 8:30 a.m. to Noon
Questions? Email BobcatOrientation@cocc.edu or call 541-383-7591
In advance of College events, persons needing accommodation or transportation because of a physical or mobility disability, contact Joe Viola at 541.383.7775. For accommodation because of other disability such as hearing impairment, contact Disability Services at 541.383.7583.