First-Time Freshmen Orientation

All First-time Freshmen must participate in Orientation .  During Orientation, you will meet with students, faculty, and staff; begin to develop academic and co-curricular goals; become familiar with campus resources; and schedule courses for your first semester. 

New Student Orientation logo (compass)

Orientation is your first step to Unstoppable. 

Step 1: Before Orientation COMPLETE:
  • Your FASFA
    You can complete the FAFSA online.
    Delgado Community College school code is 004626.
    Complete your 23-24 FAFSA for Fall 2023, Spring 2024, and Summer 2024 enrollment
    Complete your 24-25 FAFSA for Fall 2024, Spring 2025, and Summer 2025 enrollment
    Visit our Financial Aid page for more information.
  •  Your Career Exploration Assessment by setting up your Focus 2 Career account using Dolphins as your access code. Please complete the Work Interest and Skills assessments.  
Step 2: Delgado offers students a varity of ways to attend Orientation. 

In Person Orientation.

During the event you will meet with First Year Experience, hear from faculty, and create your first semester schedule. Events are offered In-Person and Virtually. Orientation events are between 3-4 hours long and they help you Start Delgado Right!

Register for Orientation

Online Orientation.

Online Orientation consises of a series of videos that teach students about the enrollment process.

Online Orientation