Orientation | SCC


Attend Orientation!

The Somerset Community College Orientation Program gives information to the beginning college student about the transition to post-secondary education. Orientation can help students set and achieve educational goals. It is strongly recommended that new students complete orientation before registering for classes.

Orientation is conducted throughout the year at several locations and is also available online. Once a student has applied for admission, and submitted ACT scores or placement exam scores, the student can call 606-677-8334 or email sccorientation@kctcs.edu to schedule an orientation when it is most convenient.  To schedule an orientation, please include the following information when contacting us:

First and last name
Student ID number
Email address
Phone number
Date of Orientation you wish to attend
Time of orientation you wish to attend
Locations of orientation you wish to attend

*You should have already completed an online application for admissions prior to attending orientation.


Online Orientation


Somerset Orientations:

Currently we have no in-person dates scheduled.


All orientations at the Somerset Campus will be held in:
Cooper Building - Room 109
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Laurel Orientations:

Currently we have no in-person dates scheduled.


All orientations at the Laurel Campus will be held in:
Health Sciences Building (Building #3) - Room 218
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Orientation Topics

Information about college life helps the student understand the college atmosphere. Some of the topics covered:

  • Parking, Safety & Security
  • Admissions & Registration
  • Placement Tests & Assessment Center
  • Student Records and Self Service
  • Financial Aid
  • Tuition and Fees
  • Ordering Your Books
  • Degrees that SCC Awards
  • Advising Services
  • Library Services
  • STAR Center
  • Information Technology & Computing Services
  • Disability Resources
  • Cultural Diversity