Experience AWC & Discover AWC

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. Sign up for one of our two options available, Experience AWC or Discover AWC.

  • Experience AWC is a one-time, half-day Saturday event that takes place the first Saturday of priority registration for all new students for Summer and Fall registration.
  • Discover AWC is our weekly new orientation sessions offered district-wide.
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What is Experience AWC?

Experience AWC Experience AWC is an orientation experience designed to provide new students with information, resources and advising that will facilitate a successful AWC experience.  Participants will learn about AWC degrees and certificates, how to choose classes, how to build a schedule and register for classes, how to access and use student platforms like Blackboard TORO Webmail, and other important topics necessary for a successful transition into college. Students and guests will participate in a campus tour and attend faculty-presented program information sessions. Participants can attend a Lady Matador softball game and enjoy lunch provided by the Matador Athletic Department. Scholarships totaling $2,000 will be awarded during game innings

Who should attend Experience AWC?

Experience AWC is designed for all new part-time or full-time students attending any AWC site.

How much does it cost to attend?

There is no cost to attend Experience AWC.

What do I need to do to prepare for Experience AWC?

Students must (1) complete assessment/placement testing at AWC Testing Services or have ACT/SAT test results sent to AWC Testing Services PRIOR to the event (2) activate AWC accounts for access to Self-Service/Blackboard/TORO Webmail; (3) plan for payment of tuition during event.

Also, please wear comfortable and weather-appropriate clothing and shoes. Campus tours will involve walking and some of the event will occur outdoors.

How do I register for Experience AWC?

Click on the Sign Up for Experience AWC link on the right of this page.

What if I have more questions?

If you have additional questions, please contact us at (928) 344-7550 or email us at: ExperienceAWC@azwestern.edu

What is Discover AWC?

Discover AWC is our weekly event for all NEW students planning to register for Fall or Spring semesters and want comprehensive assistance in getting started on their first step into college. Sessions are available at the Yuma Campus, San Luis Campus, and Somerton Campus.

Orientation to Advisement and Registration is designed for all incoming students to provide them with the necessary information, resources and advising assistance to help them have a successful start and experience at AWC. Participants will learn about AWC degrees and certificates, importance of assessment/placement test scores, tips on how to choose classes, ideas on how to build a semester schedule, how to register for classes using Student Planning, an introduction to other digital services like Canvas & TORO Webmail, and other important topics necessary for a successful transition into college.

Who should attend Discover AWC?

Discover AWC is designed for all new part-time or full-time students attending any AWC site.

How much does it cost to attend?

There is no cost to attend Discover AWC.

What do I need to do to prepare for Discover AWC?

Students should: (1) complete assessment/placement through AWC Testing Services; (2) set-up their AWC NetID Account (for access to Self-Service/Blackboard/TORO Webmail); (3) plan to make arrangements for tuition payment and/or apply for financial aid.

How do I sign up for Discover AWC?

Click on the Sign Up for Discover AWC link on the right of this page.

What if I have more questions?

If you have additional questions, please contact us at (928) 344-7624 or email us at: academic.orientation@azwestern.edu

How can I help improve these Discover AWC sessions?

Please fill out the evaluation form after attending a Discover AWC session. This will help us to continuously improve our sessions.

Contact Info

Phone: (928) 344-7624
Fax: (928) 344-7710
Location: 3C - Top Floor
Hours:
  • Monday - Thursday: 7:00am - 5:00pm

Discover AWC
Upcoming Dates

Zoom
06/10/2020 - 2:00pm
06/11/2020 - 3:00pm
06/16/2020 - 3:00pm
06/17/2020 - 2:00pm
06/24/2020 - 2:00pm
06/25/2020 - 3:00pm

Experience AWC

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