New Student Orientation at Prince George's Community College has been enhanced to create a better student experience for all new students. New Student Orientation is a mandatory online program for all new students and transfer students with 11 or less transferable credits and takes approximately 30 minutes to complete. It may be completed on a computer, smartphone, or tablet. The orientation prepares you for your first semester at Prince George's Community College by introducing you to college resources, support, and opportunities.

How to Register

Complete the steps below to register for New Student Orientation.

  1. Activate your Owl Link Account. Your temporary password is your six-digit birth date. Example: If May 20, 2002, enter 052002. You will be prompted to create your permanent password.
  2. Access the New Student Orientation. Take the section quizzes that will check for understanding. When you pass the quizzes, your record will update within 24 hours.

Please note: Michigan-specific sessions are tailored to students who have taken the Michigan Placement Test.

Things to Know about New Student Orientation

 You can complete New Student Orientation on a smartphone, computer, or tablet. It takes approximately 30 minutes to complete, and can be completed in one or multiple settings.

The orientation contains videos designed with closed captions. While headphones for video audio is not required, they are recommended for the best user experience.   

Next Steps

After you complete New Student Orientation, utilize the Navigate system to view your next steps and a personalized to do list to enroll at Prince George’s Community College.

Your new student experience does not stop at New Student Orientation, you should also attend the college’s mandatory New Student Convocation prior to beginning classes.

Contact Us

We'll help you prepare to succeed at PGCC.

Early College Access Programs and Orientation

Monday–Friday: 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Bladen Hall, Room 125
Email: orientation@pgcc.edu
Phone: 301-546-0730