New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation is a fun and interactive way to learn about programs of study, academic and student support resources, transferring to a four-year institution, and student life.

New Student Orientation is a program for all students with no prior college or university enrollment, including Early College high school students. As a new student, you are required to attend a New Student Orientation session. Orientation sessions will be delivered via Zoom

During Orientation

  • Learn about Virginia Peninsula and the resources available to help you succeed

After Orientation

Virtual New Student Orientation for Virginia Peninsula Community College Students

Virtual New Student Orientation:
This video provides a virtual overview of the New Student Orientation.

Resources for New Students (includes the video):
Helpful Registration Resources for Students

At Virginia Peninsula, we use multiple measures and informed self-placement to determine student readiness for college-level English and math courses. If you need additional help you may contact Admissions at, or visit them in Griffin Hall, room 208 on the Hampton campus, or room 117 at the Historic Triangle campus.

To determine English and Math course placement, please complete this survey:

Virginia Peninsula Enrollment Survey