New Student Orientation Winter/Spring 2016

Welcome and congratulations on your acceptance to Bergen Community College. We are thrilled that you will be joining our Bulldog family!


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As a new student at Bergen Community College, you are bound to have questions. New Student Orientation is designed around you, helping to uncover the answers to the questions you have, and providing you information about our campus resources, programs and services. By the time you leave orientation, you’ll be on your way to becoming a successful Bergen student.

Orientation will allow you to experience what it means to be a Bergen student, both in and out of the classroom. Throughout the day you will meet new and current Bergen students and develop friendships that will stay with you throughout your college career.  You will have an Orientation Leader that will assist you throughout Orientation and with your transition to Bergen Community College.

  • New Student Resource Fair
  • Sessions highlight college and academic resources
  • Opportunities to speak with current students and Bergen staff
  • Ways to get involved on campus through student organizations and campus events
  • Academic Advisement & Registration Workshops
  • Student-Athlete Orientations

Develop friendships
 the campus
 life at Bergen first hand.


To access the RSVP Form and confirm your attendance, choose/follow one of the orientation date hyperlinks below:

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Location:  Paramus, Pitkin Building Student Center

            3:00pm – Advisement & Registration Workshop

            4:30pm – New Student Resource Fair

            5:30pm – Orientation 

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Location:  Paramus, Pitkin Building Student Center

           9:00am – New Student Resource Fair

            10:00am – Orientation (Room A-104/Mini-Theatre)

            12:30pm – Advisement & Registration Workshop (Room A-118)

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Location:  Paramus, Pitkin Building Student Center

            11:00am – Advisement & Registration Workshop (Room A-118)

            1:00pm – New Student Resource Fair

            2:00pm – Orientation (Room A-104/Mini-Theatre)

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Location:  Meadowlands Campus, Lyndhurst

          1:00pm – Advisement & Registration Workshop (Student Affairs Suite)

          2:00pm – New Student Resource Fair (Main Lobby)

          3:00pm – Orientation (Room 317)

You may also go to the Academic Advising Center in room A118 (Paramus Campus) :

    Monday 8:00am -4:30pm;

1. New students are strongly encouraged to complete the basic skills placement test before attending the new student orientation. Detailed information about placement tests is accessible at

the Office of Testing Services (

2. Information for Parents