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

Orientation is MANDATORY for all new students of Crafton Hills College. If you do not complete Orientation you 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 Crafton 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 and wish to go on to the next step in the enrollment process. You must have already applied to the college to participate in the Online Orientation.  The link will take you to WebAdvisor where you will be required to log on using your student ID# to begin the orientation.


New Student Handbook

The New Student Handbook is available in print or online. The handbook provides additional information about the areas in the Orientation. If you would like a printed copy of the handbook, you may stop by the Counseling Office to pick one up. The handbook is also available online.

Orientation Evaluation Survey

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

Preview of Online Orientation for Guests

You may review the online orientation as a "guest". The "guest" option is available for community members to find out more about Crafton without applying to the college.

Note: If you complete the orientation as a "guest", you will not get credit for the orientation. If you wish to complete the Orientation because you plan to attend Crafton as a student go to the New Student Online Orientation link above.

You will need to go to the Counseling Web page to find the link to the guest orientation.


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