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Welcome to FGC!

You’ve taken a huge step toward a brighter future by choosing to attend college, and we are so glad you are starting your journey at FGC! A great way to make sure you are prepared to make the most of your time here is to attend New Student Orientation.

What is New Student Orientation?

New Student Orientation (NSO) is an all-in-one, in-person program designed specifically for students starting their FGC college careers. Whether you have just graduated from high school, are returning to college seeking a career change, or anything in between, NSO is the best way to get to know the campus, programs, services, and activities that will help make your college experience a huge success! Students and parents will have the opportunity to meet instructors, advisors, tutors, and more as they tour the campus and see the state-of-the-art educational resources that FGC has to offer. Online NSO is also available in Canvas.

Register soon as space is limited!

Fall 2024 New Student Orientation Date

  • Thursday, July 25, 2024 | 9AM-12PM
  • Tuesday, August 6, 2024 | 9AM-12PM
  • Friday, August 16, 2024 | 1PM-4PM

New Student Resources

  • Student Handbook – Important resource for all students, with detailed academic and student services information and policies. 
  • Academic Calendar – Deadlines for registration, withdrawing, etc. 
  • College Catalog – Official policies and program/course information
  • Student Success Center – Visit us for all of your academic support and tutoring needs.
  • TRIO Student Support – Grant program for assisting first-generation, low-income, or disabled students with individualized support for succeeding academically, professionally, and personally.
  • Tuition Payment Plan Information 
  • Career Center and Job Search Tools – Receive assistance with career assessment, exploration, and planning! Check out Career Coach which aligns our programs with potential careers. 
  • Accessibility Services – We ensure students with disabilities have equal opportunity in all aspects of FGC life, especially when it comes to academic access. 
  • Student Assistance Programs – These programs provide personal counseling services, including challenges with stress, anxiety, adjustment to college, depression,  substance abuse, unhealthy relationships, time management, etc.
  • Steps Following Admittance – You’re admitted! What’s next?