New students attend Orientation after completing their application. Orientation is offered both in-person and online. The procedure to sign up for either orientation option is detailed on Skyline College's website. Both orientations create a welcoming enviroment for students and cover important information to help students navigate college policies and procedures.


Orientations also include the following content:

  • How to register for classes
  • Tips to be successful in college, including time management
  • Options for degrees, certificates and transfer
  • Campus resources, programs and student clubs
  • Academic support, including tutoring
  • Other useful information that helps students reach their educational goals!

For more information, please visit the Orientation website or contact the Counseling Department at (650) 738-4318 or skycounseling@smccd.edu.