New Student Orientation

Completing this three-part program supports student success! 

Two students being advised by an instructor

Part 1: Advising & Registration

  1. Complete New Student Orientation: Part 1 
  2. Meet 1:1 with an Academic Advisor to review your plan and register for classes
  3. Choose a way to pay your bill:

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Part 2: MyBC3 Technology

Complete Part 2: My BC3 Technology Online Course (available in Blackboard after you enroll)

  • Free
  • Self-paced
  • Fully online
  • Introduces instructional technologies
  • Showcases resources available to students

Welcome Day sign with students in the background walking on the paths outside

Part 3: Pioneer Welcome

This part of orientation has two components designed to give you the info and resources you need to prepare for the semester! New students are required to complete the virtual component and attend the in-person component. 

1. Complete Part 3: Pioneer Welcome - Virtual Program by TBA

Log in to Start Part 3: Pioneer Welcome

2. Attend In-Person Welcome Day:
BC3 @ Brockway,
Wednesday, January 10, 2024. All other locations, Friday, January 12, 2024.  

  • Connect with faculty, staff and fellow students.
  • Purchase your textbooks.
  • Get a parking permit and student ID.
  • Take a self-guided tour and attend important information sessions.
  • There will be food, prizes, giveaways and more! Parents are welcome to attend!

Please RSVP for In-Person Welcome Day. 
RSVP  for all locations

Welcome Day Spring 2024

BC3 Main Campus

Friday, January 12, 2024
Student Success Center
Program: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Arrive at any time!

BC3 @ Armstrong

Friday, January 12, 2024
Program: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Arrive at any time!

BC3 @ Brockway

Wednesday, January 10, 2024
Check In: 8:30 a.m.
Program: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. 

BC3 @ Cranberry

Friday, January 12, 2024
Check In: 9:30 a.m. 
Program: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

BC3 @ Lawrence Crossing

Friday, January 12, 2024
Program: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. 
Arrive at any time!

BC3 @ LindenPointe

Friday, January 12, 2024
Check In: 12:30 p.m.
Program: 12:45 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.

Please pre-register for a parking permit at Bring your driver’s license and vehicle registration card to Welcome Day.

For more information, check your MyBC3 Email.

Meet Student Leaders

Student leaders are a crucial part of orientation. They started out just like you, but have successfully completed a few semesters at BC3. These students are eager to share their secrets of success with you at Welcome Day!