New Student Orientation

Welcome to River Valley Community College. As a new student, we anticipate that you will have many questions. New Student Orientation helps to prepare you to begin your journey as a successful student at RVCC. New Student Orientation is designed to familiarize you with the campus, faculty, staff, and the many services available to make college a successful experience for you.

At Orientation you will:

  • Meet other new students, student leaders, faculty and staff
  • Learn how to navigate your Student email, Student Information System (SIS) and Canvas accounts
  • Receive your student ID badge and parking pass
  • Learn about Library resources
  • Take a campus tour
  • Learn about services available in the Student Success Center
  • Have an opportunity to meet with the Registrar and Financial Aid staff to assist you with any last minute questions
  • Learn about getting involved in Student Government and other extracurricular activities
  • Get an overview of college policies

New Student Orientations for the Fall Semester are scheduled as follows:

Keene, Tuesday, August 14 9:00-11:30 a.m. OR 5:00-7:30 p.m.
Claremont, Wednesday, August 22 9:00-11:30 a.m. OR 5:00-7:30 p.m.
Lebanon Students are encouraged to attend the Claremont Orientation.
You can sign up in the form to the right.  The session you attend will be based on your academic program.
Student ID Badges and Parking Passes
To save time, we are issuing student ID badges and parking passes prior to the Orientation sessions.  Please call whichever location is most convenient for you to set up an appointment:
Claremont: 603-542-7744 x5499
Keene: 603-542-7744 x5725
Lebanon: 603-542-7744 x5825

New Student Orientation RSVP

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(603) 542-7744
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Claremont, NH 03743


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