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Guide to Your First Term

Haven’t completed the Orientation track? Take care of first things first: complete the New Student Orientation.

You’ve completed the Orientation track and registered for classes. Now what? Now you need to get ready for your first term. In this track, you’ll learn about important dates, deadlines, and steps you can take to successfully complete your first term at PCC. During this track you’ll learn about:

  • Steps to take before classes start
  • Important deadlines during the first week
  • Resources available to help you prepare for midterms
  • Finals schedules and what to do at the end of the term

The information and checklists available in this section will guide you through critical weeks of the term and help prepare you for the next term to begin. You can come back to this section throughout your first term (or any term) to make sure you are on the right path.