Dual-Enrolled Student Orientation

Welcome to SMC!

We’re excited for you to begin your college journey with SMC!

To help you make the most of your time here, all new dual-enrolled students starting at SMC for the first time are expected to complete Dual-Enrolled Student Orientation. During our two-part orientation, you’ll learn about campus resources and how to succeed at SMC. Parents are encouraged to participate in orientation with you.

Part One: Online Orientation


Part one is completely online and can be completed any time from your computer or phone. Launch orientation using the link above, then click ENTER AS GUEST to begin. The online orientation modules cover the following topics:

  • Getting Started at SMC
  • Academic Advising
  • Campus Technology
  • Academic Support and Tutoring
  • Student Resources for Success
  • Campus Life


Part Two: On-Campus Orientation


Part two is on campus. You and one guest should sign up to meet with college representatives and learn more about how to be successful at SMC. 

Choose the date that works best for you. All sessions are held on the Dowagiac campus.

Friday, August 20 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Friday, August 20 | 2-4 p.m.
Wednesday, August 25 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Wednesday, August 25 | 2-4 p.m.

On-campus sessions cover the following:

  • President’s Welcome
  • Using Campus Resources
  • Receive your Student ID and Textbooks
  • Program Discussions 

Please bring a laptop or Chromebook to orientation.


Have a great summer, and we’ll see you soon!


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