New Student Orientation

Counseling Department

Fall & Spring Semesters
Mon–Thu: 8:00am – 7:00pm; Fri: 8:00am – 2:00pm


Intersession & Summer
Mon-Thu: 8:00am – 6:00pm; Fri: No counselors available

Online Orientation

The Online Orientation is designed to acquaint the student with the many programs and support services available at the college and to assist the student in selecting his/her first semester courses. New students are expected to complete an online orientation. Please login to your MyGWC account and follow STEP 1, 2 and 3. Additional information regarding the Online Orientation is available in the Counseling Office and by telephone 7149-895-8799 ext 1.

Step 1

The orientation requires a current internet browser such as Firefox, Chrome or Safari. Internet Explorer is not recommended.

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Step 2

Log in to MyGWC, click on the Student Tab, then click “Golden West College Online Orientation”

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Step 3

Log in to the Online Orientation with your MyGWC Username and Password. (Do not use your student ID to log in).

Click here to login to

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