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New Student Programs

New Student Program

New Student Programs (NSP) will assist incoming students in their transition to Golden West College (GWC). New students will participate in community-building activities, receive comprehensive information about their chosen Academic Pathway, and receive a presentation on the numerous Student Services available to all students. NSP will also provide students with an opportunity to meet and engage with their peers, faculty, and staff from across campus. Most NSP events will be held from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. via Zoom. Please plan to be present for the entirety of the event. To secure your space at an NSP event, please complete the registration form below for the date or Academic Pathway of your choice. You will receive the Zoom meeting link and dial-in information via e-mail 24-48 hours prior to the NSP event you selected.

Upcoming NSP Events - Fall 2021

Please click on the date or Academic Pathway to complete a Registration Form for your NSP event. Registration forms will be closed 48 hours prior to the date and time of the event. If you miss your registration window, have any questions, or need special accommodations, please contact Dr. Frank Cirioni (fcirioni@gwc.cccd.edu) and Mr. Ben Olague (bolague1@gwc.cccd.edu) via e-mail for assistance.

 

Online NSP Events

  • Thursday, August 5, 2021, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM: Early Bird Session: All Majors & Undecided/Undeclared  - CLOSED
  • Monday, August 9, 2021, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM: Academic Pathways - Nursing, Kinesiology, Health Sciences - CLOSED
  • Tuesday, August 10, 2021, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM: Academic Pathways - Business - CLOSED
  • Wednesday, August 11, 2021, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM: Academic Pathways - Education - CLOSED
  • Thursday, August 12, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM: Academic Pathways - Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) - CLOSED
 
  • Monday, August 16, 2021, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM: Academic Pathways - Visual/Performing Arts and Languages - CLOSED
  • Tuesday, August 17, 2021, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM: Academic Pathways - Undecided/Undeclared - CLOSED
  • Wednesday, August 18, 2021, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM: Academic Pathways - Social & Behavioral Sciences - CLOSED
  • Thursday, August 19, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM: Academic Pathways - All Majors - CLOSED

 

On-Campus NSP Events

The following events will be held on-campus at Golden West College (15744 Goldenwest Street, Huntington Beach, CA 92647), in Forum 2 (building #17 on the GWC Campus Map). All students must follow campus and district policies related to COVID-19 prevention and safety.

  • Wednesday, August 25, 2021, 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM: All Majors and Undecided/Undeclared - CLOSED
    • A Campus Tour will be provided at 10:30 AM, prior to the NSP Event. Registered students will receive additional information closer to the event date.

  • Thursday, August 26, 2021, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM: All Majors and Undecided/Undeclared - CLOSED
    • A Campus Tour will be provided at 4:30 PM, prior to the NSP Event. Registered students will receive additional information closer to the event date.
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