New Student Online Orientation

Student at computerWelcome to the new student online orientation! Every new student is required to complete orientation. For distance learners or for those who are unable to make a face-to-face orientation session, Jackson College offers online orientation.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Online Orientation?

Online orientation takes our face-to-face orientation and is offered in on online format.  It discusses the college’s policies, procedures, financial aid requirements and what is expected of students while at Jackson College.


How much does online orientation cost?

It’s free!


How long does it take to complete online orientation?

Most students complete online orientation within 30 minutes.


What does online orientation cover?

Online orientation orients you to the college’s policies, procedures, financial aid requirements and what is expected of students while at Jackson College. It highlights important resources as well as services to support your learning.


Will I receive a grade for online orientation?

There are two online quizzes that are part of online orientation. Students are required to earn an 80% passing grade to earn their online orientation credit.


Who oversees online orientation?

Once students successfully completes and passes the online quizzes, they will be given credit for completing online orientation.  The Admissions Office will be notified of the passing scores.


Where would I find online orientation?

The training is in JetNet. You can login with your JC username and password and then self-enroll into an available section.


When can I complete online orientation?

You can complete online orientation after you have been admitted to the college.  It is recommended that you complete online orientation in one setting so that the information will be fresh in your mind for the quizzes.


What does online orientation consist of?

Online orientation has 6 videos and 2 quizzes.


What happens if I don’t complete an online or face-to-face orientation?

Those students who do not complete an orientation session (face-to-face or online) will not be eligible to register for classes.  Orientation is mandatory to successfully enroll at Jackson College.