Kick off Your College Experience

We welcome prospective students to Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College to attend our Orientation sessions on campus each semester.

If you are thinking about applying to MGCCC or have recently applied, Orientation is a perfect opportunity to learn about the programs and services you can take advantage of at college.

Schedule Your Orientation

Bulldog Sessions

Offered at four different locations this summer, these half-day sessions are designed to introduce students to the programs and services provided throughout the College.

AM Sessions check in begins at 8:30 a.m., and PM Sessions check in begins at 12:30 p.m.

George County Center

AM Session (8:30 a.m.):

PM Session (12:30 p.m.):

Jackson County Campus

AM Session (8:30 a.m.):

PM Session (12:30 p.m.):

Jefferson Davis Campus

AM Session (8:30 a.m.):

PM Session (12:30 p.m.):

Perkinston Campus

AM Session (8:30 a.m.):

Gold Sessions

Offered only on the Perkinston Campus the last week in June, these extended sessions, in addition to introducing students to programs and services provided throughout the College, are designed to provide information on Residence Life and MGCCC Athletics.

Check in beginning at 8:30 a.m.

Blue Sessions

Offered at three different locations during the months of July and August, these evening sessions are designed for working students with a busy schedule.

Check in beginning at 5:00 p.m.

What to Expect

  • Please bring your ACT scores and Official Transcript with you.
  • Orientation begins with a “Welcome Session” to introduce you to our Orientation leaders and members of the Campus Administration.
  • You will have an opportunity to tour the campus. Please wear comfortable shoes and dress appropriately for the weather.
  • You will receive information on Financial Aid, register for classes, and get your Student ID made.
  • Orientation ends with an opportunity to sit down with one of our Academic Advisors or Enrollment Specialists to help plan your freshman semester at MGCCC.