The New Student Orientation provides an introduction to college life and includes the following topics:

  • Information on the steps you must take to become a student at Crafton Hills College.
  • An Introduction to the support services provided to students at Crafton Hills College. 
  • Information on certificate programs, Associate Degree requirements, and transfer requirements to four-year colleges and universities. 
  • Tips on how to be successful in college
  • An introduction to Student Life and Activities
  • Information on important policies governing student conduct and rights
Starting on August 13, 2012 Orientation is MANDATORY for all new students to Crafton Hills College. Students who do not complete Orientation will not be able to participate in the assessment/placement process required for registration into many classes.

Your Orientation requirement may only be met by completing orientation Online.

Online Orientation:

Online orientation will take about one hour of your time, but can be completed in more than one visit.

Computers are available in the CHC Library to complete the online orientation. You will need a set of earphones for the audible portions of the orientation. If you do not own a pair, you may purchase a disposable set in the school supply vending machines in the foyer outside of the library. 

To Begin Go To:

New Student Online Orientation - You must use this link if you plan to attend Crafton Hills College and wish to go onto the next step in the enrollment process. You must have already applied to the college to participate in the Online Orientation as a new student to CHC.  The link will take you to WebAdvisor where you will be required to log on using your student ID# to begin the online orientation.

New Student Handbook:

Crafton Hills College publishes a New Student Handbook that is available in print or online. Then handbook provides additional information about the areas in the New Student Online Orientation. If you would like a printed copy of the handbook, you may stop by the counseling office to pick one up. Then handbook is also available online. You may view the online version by following the link below.

Orientation Evaluation Survey:

We appreciate your opinion about the value of our Orientation process. Share your thoughts on our short evaluation form:

Orientation for Prospective Students and Guests:

You may also review the online orientation as a "guest". Then "guest" option is available for prospective students and community members to find out more about Crafton Hills College without applying to the college. NOTE: IF YOU COMPLETE THE ORIENTATION AS A "GUEST", YOU WILL NOT GET CREDIT FOR THE ORIENTATION.

Guest Online Orientation - Use this link only if you are a prospective student or other community member who just wants more information about Crafton Hills College.

For further questions please contact the Counseling Office at 909-389-3366 or