ConnectSession (New Student Orientation)

Once you complete your admissions application, you are ready to attend a ConnectSession. These sessions are encouraged for all first-time college students who will be attending Durham Tech.

During the ConnectSession, you will accomplish several tasks:

  • Make connections with members of your new college community;

  • Learn how to complete the enrollment process and receive information about the resources and services available to students;

  • Review your program choice to determine if it is the best match for your career goals;

  • Learn how to schedule an appropriate course load based on your personal and academic responsibilities;

  • Learn how to prepare for the placement test;

  • Learn how to schedule an appropriate course load based on your personal and academic needs;

  • Review the registration and advising process to allow you to register for your classes;

  • Learn about options for paying for your classes; and

  • Learn how to activate your WebAdvisor and ConnectMail accounts and learn how to use Self-Service to register for classes.

ConnectSessions are encouraged for all new students, students with fewer than 12 completed credits, students with fewer than 12 transferred credits, and strongly recommended for all students.

ConnectSessions may be attended in person on the Main Campus or the Orange County Campus or can be taken online.

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