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Enrolling this Fall? Plan to Attend an Orientation and Academic Advising Session

New students are required to attend.

Are you planning to enroll at Cañada College this fall? If you are new to the college, remember, you must attend one of our orientations, complete assessment testing, and participate in an academic advising session.

The assessment will ensure you enroll in the appropriate level of English and math; and the orientation and advising session will provide you with information you need to be successful in college.

You will receive information and meet individually with a counselor to help you identify the classes you need to take during your first semester. New students must complete assessment and attend the orientation and advising session to become eligible to register for classes. You can do either of the following:

  • Complete orientation first, followed by assessment, then register for an academic advising session; or
  • Register for orientation and academic advising session AFTER you have completed the assessment.
You can register for the “Orientation and Assessment” in English through WebSMART using your student ID number and your PIN. Under Student Services, click on “Schedule Appointments”. You will then click on “Orientation and Assessment” where you will be directed to a third page where you can select and register for one of the sessions that best fits your schedule. Please note, space in each session is limited. If you receive a message that states the session date you selected is full, please select another session date.

For assistance, call (650) 306-3452. 

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