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Step 3: Orientation

Welcome to Taft College Online Orientation!

Online orientation is designed to help you familiarize yourself with the tools you need to succeed and to help facilitate your transition and integration into the college learning environment. By participating in this orientation you will:

  • Learn what Taft College faculty expect from you as a first-time college student at Taft College
  • Hear from current Taft College students as they explain student tips for success
  • Be more familiar with the academic and support resources that are available to you to help you succeed
  • Feel more comfortable with campus processes such as registration, math and English placement exams, and paying tuition
  • Learn more about campus life and student organizations on campus
  • Feel more confident about your transition to Taft College

Upon successful completion of the online orientation, you will be able to demonstrate an understanding of:

  1. The required enrollment steps prior to registering for courses
  2. The names and services provided by Taft College student support programs
  3. The study support and tutoring services provided by Taft College
  4. Logging into and managing your campus Cougar Tracks portal
  5. Proven academic planning strategies
  6. Where to obtain your college ID card and/or number
  7. Identify pre-registration holds and semester enrollment dates
  8. How to view and purchase course textbooks
  9. Taft College information, policies and procedures

To continue with orientation, click the English or Spanish version buttons above.