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 or email to reserve your spot!

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 thirty minutes early and bring a picture id.

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

Please note that there are No All-In-One-Day Events in September 2017. Our next testing cycle starts late October 2017 through January 2018.

Please check back for updates.


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.