Step 3:  New Student Orientation

5 Easy Steps

It is strongly recommended that new students to City College participate in an New Student Orientation. The orientation answers many of your questions about becoming a student at City College and introduces you to essential programs, services and procedures.

You may participate in one of our upcoming All-in-One Days or complete an ONLINE ORIENTATION.


Test/Attend an Orientation/Meet with a Counselor - All in One Day!

Get Priority Registration!

Call (415) 239-3124 to reserve your spot!

Please arrive at least fifteen minutes

early and bring a picture id.

All-in-One Days will return in October. Watch this page for details.


Find Your Community:

City College of San Francisco offers several programs to help you immediately feel a part of the college and take some of the guesswork out of your academic planning.

These programs offer their own sections of English, Math and other general education classes with excellent instructors.

In addition, each program has a designated counselor and often additional tutoring.  You will learn all about the Year-One communities at any All-in-One Day. You can also find their information here:



Students in special programs such as: International Students,  EOPS, concurrent High School, and certain vocational programs (e.g.: Culinary Arts and Hospitality, Nursing, Allied Health, Aeronautics, etc.) are required to attend special orientations targeted to those specific programs. Please contact those departments for more information.