Coahoma Community College Set to Host Summer Residential Orientation 2024: “Summer Oasis”

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BY JASALYN K. LUCAS | JUN 24, 2024

(Clarksdale, Mississippi) –Coahoma Community College (CCC) is excited to announce its Summer Residential Orientation(SRO) for incoming students for the second summer session. The event is scheduled to take place on Friday, June 28th from 9 am to 12 pm in the Zee A. Barron Student Union. NSO is designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to the vibrant academic, social, and professional life at CCC, also known as the “Triple C.”

This year’s orientation theme, “Summer Oasis,” symbolizes a refreshing start and a nurturing environment for students embarking on their college journey. The orientation will include a series of informative sessions tailored to support both students and their parents as they transition into college life.

“Our Summer Residential Orientation is not just an introduction to CCC; it’s a crucial step in empowering our students with the knowledge and resources they need to succeed,” said Karen Woods-Done, Director of Student Engagement. “The theme ‘Summer Oasis’ reflects our commitment to creating a supportive and enriching environment where students can thrive both academically and personally.”

The orientation will also feature interactive activities and opportunities for students to connect with their peers and faculty members, setting the stage for lasting friendships and a strong support network. Students will also receive a “Summer Oasis” welcome kit, which includes essential supplies and CCC merchandise to kickstart their college experience with school spirit.

To register for the Summer Residential Orientation, please visit: https://forms.gle/7HAXCEqJJvSGtXgb6

Orientation Schedule

  • 8:30-9:15 am: Check-in & Breakfast (Grab-n-go)
  • 9:15-9:30 am: Welcome in the Magnolia Room

Informative Sessions (divided between parents and student groups):

  • 9:30-10:10 am: Informative Sessions Part I
    • Parent Sessions, Lobby
      • Admissions
      • Business Office
      • FERPA Information
    • Student Sessions, Magnolia Room
      • Student Services and Housing
      • Library Services/IT
      • Counseling & Health Services
      • Disability Services
  • 10:10-10:20 am: Engagement and Campus Involvement (Student Engagement)
  • 10:20-11:00 am: Informative Sessions Part II
    • Parent Sessions (Student Engagement)
      • Supporting Your Child’s College Experience
      • How CCC Supports Your Child
    • Student Sessions
      • Advisory & Enrollment Support
      • Code of Ethics
      • Admissions
      • Campus Safety
  • 11:00-11:30 am: Joint Session on Financial Aid
    • Financial Aid Session for Students and Parents
    • Computer Sessions (completing Financial Aid applications, etc.) – Career Center
    • IT Single Sign-On Assistance – Tutorial Center
  • 11:30-12:00 pm: Closing in the Magnolia Room

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