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New Student Orientation

All New Students Invited

Wednesday, September 20
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Smithwick Theatre

Start your Foothill College Fall 2017 experience with this special on-campus orientation, planned to be a fun and informative event.

Meet other new students, as well as Foothill faculty, staff, and administrators, and get answers to your questions before classes begin September 25.


The event will feature:

  • A session on what every college student needs to know
  • Information about on-campus programs and services available to Foothill students
  • Guided tours
  • Get your OwlCard student ID
  • Great entertainment
  • Resource fair
  • Free lunch
  • Cool prizes
  • Free parking

Park in Lot 1. See map

Please note:

  • This event does not meet the orientation requirements for priority registration.
  • If you have not completed this step, sign up for a SOAR workshop this summer and still join us on Sept. 20!

Parent Orientation

Please join us the day before New Student Orientation.

Tuesday, September 19
Begins 5:30 p.m.
Campus Center Dining Hall, Room 2201

Learn about financial aid, transfer degree and certificate programs, and other support services for your student.

Admission and parking are free.


See campus map

Have questions?

Phone: 650.949.7343

Disability Support

If you require accommodations for a disability, please call the Disability Resource Center at 650.949.7017 by September 15 to make arrangements.

The event is presented by Foothill College Student Services and the Associated Students of Foothill College (ASFC).




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