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Office for New Student Orientation & the Succeed at CLC Program
Phone: (847) 543-2486
Email: nsosucceed@clcillinois.edu
Facebook: Succeed at CLC

Pre-Orientation Worksheet

Print and complete the NSO Pre-Orienation Worksheet (PDF) and bring it with you to your orientation session.

Have you already attended a New Student Orientation?

Please complete our survey and share your feedback about your New Student Orientation experience.

Take the NSO Survey.

New Student Orientation

Orientation sessions provide new students with more information about the college's programs and policies. These sessions are for students who have an application for admission on file and have met the admission requirements.

Orientation activities include:

  • Academic Planning and Academic Success Workshops
  • Appointment with an Academic Advisor to select classes
  • Campus Tour, including Information on How to Get Involved in Campus Activities
  • Paying for College/Financial Aid Information
  • Class Registration Assistance

Before registering:

  • Haven't applied to CLC? — Apply Now
  • Setup myLogin, your CLC student login.
  • Submit academic proficiency materials to the Registrar and Records Office — 
    ACT/SAT scores, CLC Placement Test Scores, High School Transcript or GED.
    If you need to verify that the College has received your application materials, please contact the office of Registrar and Records.
  • If you are considering utilizing Financial Aid to cover your college expenses, be sure to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
  • Review and complete the pre-orientation worksheet. You will be asked to bring your completed worksheet with you to your Orientation session.

Register to attend:

  • Registration for Orientations for students who will begin at CLC in the Summer or Fall Semesters is typically available March-August.
  • Registration for Orientations for students who will begin at CLC in the Spring Semester is typically available November-January.

Please note the options below, and select an Orientation that best meets your needs.

High School Seniors

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Current High School Seniors who plan to earn an associate degree or certificate or transfer from CLC to a four-year institution must receive academic advising through the New Student Orientation program before registering for classes. Attending one of the sessions is a convenient way to learn about the college, and prepare for your first semester at CLC.

Register for a High School Senior New Student Orientation



Recent High School Graduates
(graduated from high school within last 2 years, and are not transferring in from another college or university)

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Recent high school graduates who plan to earn an associate degree or certificate or transfer from CLC to a four-year institution must receive academic advising through the New Student Orientation program before registering for classes. Attending one of the sessions is a convenient way to learn about the college and prepare for your first semester at CLC.

Register for a Recent High School Graduate New Student Orientation



Transfer Students
(students transferring to CLC from another college or university)

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Students Transferring to CLC from another college or university are not required to receive academic advising through the New Student Orientation program before registering for classes. Instead, you should complete our online orientation and then meet with a Counselor in the Counseling, Advising and Transfer Center in order to prepare for your first semester at CLC. Be sure to bring copies of transcripts from all other colleges and universities you have attended with you to your meeting.


Nontraditional Students
(students who graduated from high school more than 2 years ago and have NOT attended any other college or university)

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We recommend you complete our online orientation and then meet with an advisor in the Counseling, Advising and Transfer Center in order to prepare for your first semester at CLC. 




Military/Veteran Students

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We recommend you complete our online orientation and contact Veteran Student Services for more information.



International Students

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International Students studying at CLC will receive a specially designed orientation through the Center for International Education. A separate letter will be sent to you with details and information about your New International Student Orientation.



Parents

Parents may view CLC’s online orientation as a guest in order to learn more about academic programs, paying for college, student support services and student life.