Brighton Orientation

ORIENTATION REGISTRATION BEGINS MAY 22, 2015

Orientation
is an essential element of your transition to the college. You will learn how to be successful both personally and academically, about the services and resources that will assist you, and you willmeet new and returning students who will help you make the most of your time at MCC.

What to bring with you to Orientation:
-Your M# (your student ID number beginning with M00)
-Your class schedule for the fall semester
-A photo ID (drivers license, passport, etc.)
-Comfortable shoes for walking around the campus

When you arrive to campus:
Park in Lot M, outside of Building 3. Peer Mentors will be inside Building 3 to guide you. Check in begins at 8:30am for day sessions and 5:00pm for evening sessions. Depending on the time of day, lunch or dinner will be provided at no charge.

Overnight Orientation!
Lastly, register for the Overnight Orientation program on July 30th which is open to all incoming students where you will be able to stay the night in one of our Residence Halls. The program starts at 5:00pm and ends at 11:00am on next day. There is a $40 fee to attend this program. For more information please call the New Student Orientation office at 585-292-2552. Click Here to Register!

We're very excited to meet you at Orientation!

Liberal Arts/Undelcared Students may choose any date below, other students please select the academy your program falls under as indicated in the Orientation post card you may have received.

Transitional Studies students please choose one of the following dates below: July 14, August 12, or August 26.

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)
If you are interested in science, math, technology, engineering and how to build and repair things, consider the School of STEM and Applied STEM. Applied STEM programs engage students through experiential (hands-on) learning opportunities that complement the theoretical principles being taught in the Sciences, Technologies, Engineering, and Mathematical disciplines. Students may explore careers in the following fields: Agricultural and Food Studies Certificate, Biotechnology, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Computer Systems Technology, Cyber Security Certificate, Information Technology, Information and Network Technology, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology, Geographic Information Systems, Geoscience, Geography, Landscape Architecture, Physics, Pre-Chiropractic Medicine,Pre-Forestry, Pre-Pharmacy, Mathematics, Mathematics Certificate, Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, Computer Aided Design and Drafting, Applied Integrated Technology, Machine Trades-Apprentice Training, Automotive Technology Certificate, Automotive Technology, Construction Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology, Electronics Technology Certificate, Engineering Science, Mechanical Technology, Office Technology, Optical Systems Technology, Electro-optics, Optical Systems Technology Certificate, Precision Machining, Precision Machining: Optical Fabrication, Precision Tooling Certificate, Solar Thermal Technology Certificate, Sustainability, Sustainability Certificate, Undeclared with an interest in STEM, General Studies with an interest in STEM.
Tuesday July 14th - Day Orientation - 9:00am-2:45pm(Also a Transitional Studies date)
Thursday August 20th - Evening Orientation - 5:30pm - 8:45pm

Arts and Humanities
If you are interested in exploring creative means to express yourself, while developing techniques to effectively communicate with a broad audience, consider the School of Arts and Humanities. Students may explore the following fields of study:
American Sign Language, Advertising: Commercial Art, Cinema and Screen Studies, Communication & Media Studies, English Literature, Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Interior Design, Music Performance, Philosophy, Public Relations, Theater Arts, Visual Communication: Graphic Design, Visual Communication: Photo/Television, World Languages, Undeclared with an interest in Arts and Humanities, Popular Culture, General Studies with an interest in Arts and Humanities.
Tuesday July 28th - Day Orientation - 9:00am-2:45pm
Monday August 10th - Evening Orientation - 5:30pm - 8:45pm

Health Sciences and Physical Wellness
If you are interested in a career in healthcare, sports, or physical education the School of Health Sciences and Physical Wellness provides students with classroom, clinical, and practical experiences to develop proficiency in their professional skills to become a valued member of a team within their discipline. Prior to matriculation in a clinical health program, students in this School explore a variety of health related careers and complete pre-requisite courses needed for admission to the health related program of choice.  Students may choose from the following career areas:
Biotechnology(SEE STEM), Clinical Laboratory Technician, Dental Assisting Certificate, Dental Assisting Certificate Rapid Track, Dental Hygiene, Emergency Medical Services(See Community Engagement and Development), Health Information Technology, Health Studies, Nursing, Surgical Technology A.A.S., Nutrition(See Business, Hospitality, and Entrepreneurism), Office Technology: Medical Office Assistant Certificate* (See Business, Hospitality, and Entrepreneurism), Paramedic (See Community Engagement and Development), Physical Education Studies, Pre-Chiropractic Medicine(See STEM), Pre-Pharmacy(See STEM), Radiologic Technology, Sports Management, Undeclared with an interest in Health Related Sciences, General Studies with an interest in Health Related Sciences.
Thursday July 16th - Evening Orientation - 5:30pm - 8:45pm
Wednesday August 12th - Day Orientation - 9:00am-2:45pm
(Also a Transitional Studies date)

Social Sciences and Global Studies
If you are interested in examining aspects of our society and the manner in which human behaviors impact the world we live in, the School of Social Sciences and Global Studies offers fields of study that encourage students to formulate relevant solutions to real world issues. Students may explore the following fields of study:  
African American Studies, Anthropology, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Geography(See STEM), Global Studies, History, Humanities and Social Sciences(See Arts and Humanities), Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Urban Studies, Undeclared with an interest in Social Sciences and Global Studies, General Studies with an interest in Social Sciences and Global Studies.
Thursday July 16th - Evening Orientation - 5:30pm - 8:45pm
Tuesday August 18th - Day Orientation - 9:00am-2:45pm

Business, Hospitality, and Entrepreneurism
If you are interested in a career involving business or leisure and recreation studies, consider the School of Business, Hospitality, and Entrepreneurism. Students in this School will apply their developing knowledge to provide the best service to their future clients and customers. Students may explore the following career areas:
Accounting: General, Business Administration, Computer Information Systems, Culinary Arts Certificate, Entrepreneurial & Applied Business Studies, Hotel Management Certificate, Hospitality Management, Interior Design(See Arts & Humanities), International Business, Nutrition, Office Technology: Office Administrative Assistant, Office Technology: Specialist Certificate, Office Technology: Medical Office Assistant Certificate, Small Business Management Certificate, Sports Management(See Health Sciences and Physical Wellness), Travel & Tourism Certificate, Undeclared with an interest in Business, Hospitality, and Entrepreneurism, General Studies with an interest in Business, Hospitality, and Entrepreneurism.
Wednesday July 22nd - Day Orientation - 9:00am-2:45pm
Thursday August 20th - Evening Orientation - 5:30pm - 8:45pm

General Orientations, Open to all students:
Monday August 24th - Evening Orientation - 5:30pm - 8:45pm
Wednesday August 26th - Day Orientation - 9:00am-2:45pm
(Also a Transitional Studies date)

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