Step 3:  New Student Orientation

5 Easy Steps

All non-exempt new students to City College are required to participate in a 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 or email to reserve your spot!

Space is limited!

Please include the following information:

  1. CCSF student ID number (Please be sure to apply to CCSF before attending All in One Day)
  2. Name
  3. Phone number
  4. Date of the event
  5. Test(s) you plan to take (English and/or math or ESL and/or math)

Please arrive at least 30 minutes early and bring a valid picture I.D.

*Please note: Veterans may not meet with a counselor on the AIO day. They should contact the Veteran's Office to meet with a Veteran's counselor.

AIOs are not appropriate for International (F-1 Visa) Students. F-1 Visa students must attend the International Student Orientation.

All-In-One-Day Events


December 2018

Saturday, December 15th, 2018




9:00am – 12:00pm

English and Math Placement Testing

Conlan Hall 101

8:30am – 12:00pm

ESL and Math Placement Testing

Science Hall 136

12:30pm – 2:00pm


MUB 140

2:30pm – 5:30pm

Counseling/ Develop an Educational Plan

MUB 140



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.

Some of 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 many of these programs at the 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.