New Student Orientation

Welcome and Congratulations on Starting Your Academic Journey!

As a new student at Grays Harbor College, you are certain to have many questions. These live, in-person  and Zoom-based presentations on Thursday, December 16 as part of the Winter Quarter Start - New Student Orientation Experience have been designed to help you uncover the answers to your questions, navigate campus and provide you timely information about campus resources and support services. Whether you attend one, or multiple sessions, you’ll be ready for the first day of the quarter and on your way towards becoming a successful GHC student.

The live, in-person and Zoom-based presentations will be held in the Schermer (4000) Building, Room 4134, as well as using Zoom which can be used on a computer, tablet, smartphone or call-in. Visit for more information and help videos.

These live, in-person and Zoom-based presentations give you the info you need about:

  • Student support services
  • Student email account
  • Accessing and utilizing Canvas
  • Basics of Zoom, a video conference platform
  • Tutoring
  • Parking & transportation
  • Student aid and scholarships
  • Safety & security
  • Events, clubs, and organizations
  • And much more!

Event Details

The Winter Quarter Start – New Student Orientation will take place on Thursday, December 16 with live, in-person  and Zoom -based presentations being scheduled for between 1:00-3:00p.

Log In Details

Join the Meeting

Or, join by phone using:

Call-in: 253-215-8782
Meeting ID: 894 7767 7293  

Orientation Presentations

Advising 101  
Entry advisors from the Student Support Center will discuss academic advising, important dates and deadlines, share academic success tips and host a Q&A. 

TRiO & Workforce Funding Programs: The Additional Academic and Funding Support You Need to Succeed  
Representatives from the office of TRiO and Workforce Funding will talk about program support services, funding opportunities, eligibility requirements, important reminders and deadlines and host a Q&A. 

Paying for College  
Representatives from the offices of Financial Aid and Workforce Development will discuss different forms of aid, important reminders and deadlines, share funding resources and host a Q&A. 

Get Your Questions Answers: Student Assistance Team & Help Desk 
The Student Assistance Team and Help Desk is a great place to start if you have a question and are unsure who to talk to. The team can assist you or point you in the right direction. By the end of this session, you should have nearly all your questions answered! 

Digital Technology Tools – eLearning 
Instructional representatives will conduct an orientation of the digital tools and web-based resources that students will need to utilize to be successful in a virtual, web-based/hybrid learning environment. 

Student Life: Activities, Advocacy, Food Security Programs and More!  
Student Life Staff will talk about college resources, program services available to students, food programs, bus passes, Student Leadership, Fitness, & Diversity Centers, safety, security and parking and how to get involved on campus events, clubs and organizations!   

Academic Support Center: Library, Tutoring and More!  
Library and Learning Center staff will discuss the support services and assistance available through the Library and Academic Support Center. Find out how and when to connect with tutors covering a wide range of topics. At the end of the presentation, there will be time to ask questions! 


Office of the Vice President for Student Services