Our Orientation Program is designed to smooth your transition to Black Hawk College. We want to help you connect with and understand all the BHC community has to offer. Our goal is your success.

New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation will introduce you to our programs of study, educational planning, support services, and college processes and procedures. You should complete this online orientation right after your admissions application has been processed. Simply log into your myBlackHawk student account and click on the New Student Orientation icon.



Welcome Week Orientations

Group of students at orientation

Welcome Week Orientations give you the chance to meet your classmates, learn about academic success strategies, services available to students, college terminology and vocabulary, and explore locations and resources on campus. These orientations typically are the week before the start of each semester.

Quad-Cities Campus
All Quad-Cities Campus orientation sessions start in Building 4, Hawk’s Nest (second floor). Select a date and time when registering.

Registration for Welcome Week is currently closed. 

East Campus
All East Campus Welcome Week Orientation sessions start the Auditorium in Building A. More details are on the registration form.



Can't make it to Welcome Week Orientation but want a tour of campus before your first day of class? Check out our individual campus tours and events.