New Student Orientation | Thomas Nelson Community College

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 Thomas Nelson and the resources available to help you succeed

After Orientation

How to Register for New Student Orientation

  1. Click on the button for the New Student Orientation that supports the semester you intend to start classes.
  2. Complete the registration form
  3. Attend The Scheduled Zoom Meeting on time

Virtually via a zoom meeting

New Student Orientation Summer 2022

June 3,2022 10:00 AM

New Student Orientation registration for Fall semester will open June 1.

Virtual Bootcamp Date: May 14, 2022 10AM-12PM


At Thomas Nelson, 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:

Thomas Nelson Enrollment Survey

More information is available on our College Readiness page.