NHCC | North Hennepin Community College


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On Campus Orientation

Orientation is required of all students before registration. Orientation lasts approximately 3 hours and includes one-to-one academic advising and course registration. You must complete placement testing or have a testing waiver prior to scheduling orientation session.

You are required to sign up in advance for a specific orientation session. To schedule your orientation time, contact the Advising Center, or sign up for orientation immediately after you complete your placement test. Space is limited. Schedule as soon as possible - classes fill quickly!

  • New Student Orientation - Open to new NHCC students who have completed placement testing, including transfer and international students. New student orientation begins when registration opens for new NHCC students for each semester.
  • Post Secondary Enrollment Option (PSEO) Orientation - Required of all high school PSEO students. New PSEO students must attend an in-person orientation session, no exceptions.

New Student Orientation

  • Guests are allowed, however, please do not bring children to these sessions unless accompanied by another adult.

PSEO Orientation

  • Career & Technical Education PSEO Students do not attend the PSEO Orientation which is reserved for students in the 11th & 12th grade General PSEO Program. Career & Technical Education PSEO students must attend a mandatory CTE PSEO Parent/Student Session. See the application for more specific information. 

All orientation dates are subject to change.  



Contact Information

Location: Educational Services(ES) 69
Phone: 763-424-0703
Fax: 763-424-0704
Email: orientation@nhcc.edu
Call to sign up for an orientation session.