***Bulldogs, please note that you may call the PCC Hotline at (252) 493-7245, M-Th, between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m., and Fridays, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., for general information this fall. For specific course questions, please contact your PCC instructors.***10

New Student Orientation

Bruiser the Bulldog in front of the Warren Building

New Student Orientation 2021

Congratulations on your acceptance to Pitt Community College!  New Student Orientation is the beginning of your journey at PCC and it is where you will receive the tools needed to be successful during your time as a new student.

New students attending Pitt Community College for the first time are highly encouraged to speak with their assigned Student Success Advisor to receive important registration information and to be connected to the orientation process.  Your acceptance letter contains the name and contact information of your assigned Student Success Advisor.

Attend a Virtual Orientation Session

Virtual New Student Orientation is led by our Student Success Advising Team and is designed to give you a real-time virtual orientation experience.  Virtual sessions are provided in the Zoom environment and will provide you the opportunity to interact with facilitators and get live answers to your questions for a successful transition to PCC.  Click on a date and time that corresponds with your availability and complete the registration process.  A link will be sent to you when you have successfully registered.

Wednesday, October 13 at 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, October 20 at 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 27 at 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, November 3 at 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, November 10 at 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, November 17 at 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, December 1 at 3:30 p.m.

Complete the Self-Guided Orientation

As an admitted student to Pitt Community College, you are assigned a 7-digit Student ID number on your acceptance letter.  This number is the key to accessing the Online New Student Orientation learning modules. 

To activate your account, complete the following steps:

1.     Locate your PCC 7-digit Student ID number (ex.-0XXXXXX)
2.     Visit the Online New Student Orientation “Let’s Get Started” website
3.     Enter your PCC 7-digit Student ID number in the Student ID, Password, and Retype Password fields
4.     Click Submit

The Online New Student Orientation can be completed at your own pace, where you will learn about our academic polices, registration procedures, and support services vital to your successful transition and continued success at Pitt Community College. 

Are you a parent, family member, or guardian of a new Pitt Community College student?  Click here for special details on how to be the key in helping your student make a successful transition to PCC.

Which semester do you plan to start classes at PCC?


  • You have completed your high school graduation requirement OR…
  • You are graduating from high school early (See our Career and College Promise Option)
  • You wish to start your PCC courses on May 25, 2021 (Mini-Session A) or June 30, 2021 (Mini-Session B)

FALL 2021

  • You have completed your high school graduation requirement OR…
  • You wish to start your PCC courses on August 19, 2021
  • You wish to enroll in Fall 2021 late-start classes

*Career and College Promise Students

Students currently enrolled in high school who wish to complete courses at Pitt Community College have separate orientation experience.  Please call 252-493-7411 for more details.

How can you best prepare for your transition to Pitt Community College?

Discover Your Career Pathway

Schedule an appointment with Career Services and learn more about Careers and Majors.

Pay for College

Learn more about Financial Aid and Scholarships or contact PCC Financial Aid Office.

Explore Our Majors

Learn more about PCC Degree, Certificate, and Diploma programs.

Apply for Scholarships

Review Scholarships available at PCC and apply to those you feel you qualify for.

PCC Parents & Family

Learn more about Tuition Financial Aid, Admissions, and Academic Programs.

Schedule a Visit

PCC offers campus tours on Thursdays beginning at 10:30 a.m. Sign up now!

Residency Information

Learn more about In-State or Out-of-State Residency and view a table of cost to attend.

US Veterans Information

Learn more about Veterans Benefits and and review our Veterans Affairs Office website.

Do you have more questions?

Let us help you by emailing orientation@my.pittcc.edu or dialing 252-493-7380.

Student Handbook

2021-2022 PCC Student Handbook