2022 New Student Welcome/Bienvenida 2022


New Student Welcome


Register here for the 2022 New Student Welcome
Registrate aqui para la Bienvenida 2022

2022 New Student Welcome (In-Person)

Wednesday, Aug 3, 2022  3-6PM
CVPA (Main Theater)

3:00 – 3:10  Check-In/Registration

3:15 – 3:20  Welcome – Ulises Velasco, Vice President Student Services

3:20 – 3:55  “I am an MC student, now what?”

4:00 – 5:15  Program Specific Breakouts

  • Group A:     CAMP Presentation – Mariana Martinez/Jose Hernandez - Library/Learning Center 2nd Floor (LLRC) 4210
  • Group B:     EOPS Presentation – Emily Hashemian/Meztli Avina - Lowery 710
  • Group C:    Puente Project Presentation – Apryl Guisasola - LLRC 4141
  • Group D:    General Student Session – Alicia Mendoza/Mark Osea - CVPA (recommended for students not enrolled in Special Programs)

5:20 – 6:00 Dinner and Academic & Student Support / Resource Fair - Pomo Plaza

Campus Resources/Tabling

  • MESA
  • Centers
  • Learning Center
  • Library
  • Disability Resource Center
  • Native American Student Resource Center
  • Career Hub
  • Counseling
  • CAMP
  • Financial Aid
  • EOPS
  • Transfer Center
  • Basic Needs/CalFresh
  • CalWorks
  • ASMC
  • MC Academic Departments
  • HEP
  • Veterans
  • Athletics
  • MC Foundation
  • Dream Center
  • SEA
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Culinary Arts

**Visit the Library to get your MC College ID and get help onboarding your phone, laptop, or other device to the campus Wi-Fi. It just takes a minute or two to register for our secure, high-speed network. ** 

6:00 and on…  After dinner you can.....

  •  Follow up on check list items – if you have a checklist, it means you need to complete a missing item such as placement testing, orientation, registration, etc.  

2022 New Student Welcome (Online via Zoom)

Friday, August 5, 2022
Online Sessions
Instructions: To join a session, please click on the corresponding Zoom link.  Please include your complete first and last name when joining in order to be admitted into the session.
Instrucciones: Para participar en una sesión, haz clic en el Zoom link correspondiente. Por favor incluye tu primer nombre y apellido para ser admitido a la sesión.

Pomo Pathways Orientation - Malissa Donegan/Bonnie Lockhart
Required for all new Pomo Pathways students
9:00am – 10:30am
Zoom Link: https://mendocino-edu.zoom.us/j/98526747733

Puente Orientation - Apryl Guisasola
Required for all new Puente students
9:00am – 10:30am
Zoom Link: https://mendocino-edu.zoom.us/j/97679030912

EOPS Orientation - Emily Hashemian/Metzli Avina
Required for all new EOPS students
9:00am – 10:30am
Zoom Link: https://mendocino-edu.zoom.us/j/92522523377 

CAMP - Jose Hernandez
Required for all new CAMP students
9:00am – 10:30am
Zoom Link: https://mendocino-edu.zoom.us/j/92221285268

General Student Session - Brenda Estrada
Recommended for new students not enrolled in CAMP, EOPS, Puente Program, or Pomo Pathways
9:00am – 10:30am
Zoom Link:  https://mendocino-edu.zoom.us/j/97260184943

Live Support
Get live help from campus staff through Cranium Café | All offices are open M- F 9am – 5pm
10:35am – 12:00pm
Instructions on how to link to Cranium Cafe

Obtaining a Mendocino College ID

Did you know you can ride MTA for free if you have a Mendocino College student ID?

To get your Mendocino College ID, you need to be enrolled for the Summer 2022 or Fall 2022 by visiting the Library during the New Student Welcome with your Summer or Fall schedule. Friendly staff will take your picture and issue you your college ID. Be prepared to show them a copy of your schedule and provide your student ID number. You can also get your college ID in the Counseling Office (MacMillan Hall) or the Library (2nd Floor), Monday thru Friday 9am – 5pm.

Student Support Services Departments will be open Saturday, Aug. 13th 9am – 5pm, and will be open Monday thru Friday 9am – 6pm the first 2 weeks of classes! Regular hours are 9am – 5pm.

Do you need to complete the Placement Tool?

You can complete the Placement Tool in the Learning Center (located in the Library/Learning Center Building), Lower Level, Room 4110; Call for hours of operation 707.468.3046; You may view the Placement Tool here: www.mendocino.edu/mathandenglish

Do you need to sign up for Fall classes?

If you have already met with a counselor and have your yellow add card and have completed the Promise Grant (formerly BOG Waiver) application OR a FAFSA, go to Admission and Records (MacMillan Hall) to register. Hours of operation are Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm.

Not sure if you have completed the Promise Grant application or the FAFSA?

Assistance will be available during New Student Welcome at the Resource Fair otherwise you can ask for support at the Financial Aid Office in MacMillan Hall. Hours of operation are Monday thru Friday 9am – 5pm.

If you have not met with a counselor…

CAMP Students: Jose Hernandez, CAMP Counselor, will be available Tuesday thru Friday; 9am – 5pm, call for an appointment 707-467-1026.

EOPS Students: Emily Hashemian, EOPS Counselor, call for an appointment 707-468-3115 and 707-468-3113

Do you need to schedule an appointment with a counselor? Call for an appointment 707-468-3048, visit www.mendocino.edu/counseling or stop by MacMillan Hall Room 1200, Monday thru Friday 9am- 5pm for assistance.

Note: The Equity counselor, CAMP counselor and EOPS counselors will be available for appointments throughout the rest of the summer.