New Student Orientation

Completing this three-part program impacts student success! 

Part 1: Advising & Registration

New students are advised by professional academic advisors for the purpose of placement and creation of their first semester schedule of courses.

Part 2: MyBC3 Technology

This free, self-paced and fully-online course introduces students to the instructional technologies used and resources available to BC3 students.  

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. Virtual Program: Complete at your own pace before Tuesday, January 18, 2022.
    All Students:
    Start Virtual Program
  2. In-Person Welcome Day: All locations, January 14, 2022.  
    • Connect with faculty, staff and fellow students.
    • Get your textbooks, 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

BC3 Main Campus

Student Success Center
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Arrive at any time!

BC3 @ Armstrong

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 
Arrive at any time!

BC3 @ Brockway

Check In: 8:00 a.m.
Program: 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. 

BC3 @ Cranberry

Check In: 9:30 a.m. 
Program: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 

BC3 @ Lawrence Crossing

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 
Arrive at any time!

BC3 @ LindenPointe

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 
Arrive at any time! 


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!