Welcome to Arizona Western College

College is an exciting time for new students and we are here to facilitate a successful start to life as a Matador.

We strongly encourage all new students to participate in New Student Orientation prior to starting your first semester of classes. Register for one of our two options available, Discover AWC or Experience AWC.

Are you ready to start planning for your degree or certificate?

Learn how to plan and register for classes using Student Planning!

Learn About Student Planning

Discover AWC

Discover AWC will provide new students with the necessary information and resources to help them have a successful start at AWC. These are short, 2-hour orientation sessions for new students planning to enroll at Arizona Western College. These orientation sessions will take place on select days and will be held at Yuma Campus, Somerton Campus, and San Luis Campus.

Experience AWC

Experience AWC is an exciting and informative opportunity for students taking their first step into college. It is designed for all new students to provide them with the necessary information, resources and help in getting started with their new experience at Arizona Western College. This is a one-time, half-day Saturday that take place the first Saturday of priority registration for all new students for Summer and Fall registration.