Enhance your opportunity to succeed at Prince George’s Community College with The Owl Success Track! Attending the New Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration (SOAR) is the first step toward your academic success. SOAR is a one-stop opportunity to learn about services and resources available at Prince George’s Community College, become familiar with college policies and procedures, and get the inside “scoop” on the institution. Your experience doesn't just stop there. Owl Success Track will be with you throughout your first year offering a variety of services and programs to engage you. After you complete the New Student Orientation (SOAR), students and their families are invited to attend the New Student Convocation. During the fall and spring semesters, students are invited to attend college tours, along with workshops on financial literacy, personal management, and goal setting to name a few. At any time during their first year, students are encouraged to connect with an Owl Success Track team member should you encounter any barriers that you feel will impede your academic success, from stress to academic difficulties. We have the answers and a resource or two which can get you back on track to Owl Success! Steps to Enrollment and AdvisingSteps to Enrollment, Matriculation & Graduation at PGCCEnrolling in college can be a major step for new students. The Owl Success Track staff has outlined a few steps for your Roadmap to Success!Finding Your Academic Advising Office All students are strongly suggested to complete the New Student Orientation (SOAR) before seeking Academic Advising. The advising offices for all PGCC locations are listed. Find the one convenient for you. Transfer StudentsSome transfer students can be exempt from completing the New Student Orientation (SOAR).New Student Orientations and EvaluationsNew Student OrientationAll new students are required to complete the New Student Orientation (SOAR) prior to seeking Academic Advising and/or registering for courses.How to View The Online New Student Orientation VideoIf you have issues accessing the New Student Orientation (SOAR) video online, view these helpful tips. Orientation EvaluationThank you for attending your in-person or Hybrid SOAR Session.Please take a moment to complete an evaluation of your experience. The evaluation should take no longer than 5 minutes.Convocation and Open HousesNew Student ConvocationConvocation is a special welcome for new students and their families. Attendance is mandatory. Pre-registration is required. Additionally, if you plan to attend classes at one of our extension centers, it is highly recommended that you also Pre-register and attend an Open House.