Orientation

Orientation for credit students is designed to introduce you to Brookhaven College. During your orientation session, you will learn about the registration process and the many ways we can help you succeed on and off campus.


New Student Orientation at Brookhaven College

Welcome! You are about to begin a new, exciting chapter of your life, and we are thrilled to share this experience with you! We hope to be a resource as you prepare to come to campus, attend New Student Orientation and begin your first semester here at Brookhaven College. Orientation is the final step in your process for applying and registering for classes, but it is one of the most important. Orientation helps you understand all the resources and services the college can offer to help ensure your success.

Multiple New Student Orientation sessions are scheduled several days before classes begin each semester. Attendance at a New Student Orientation session is required for ALL:

  • First-time-in-college students
  • Dallas County Promise students

2020 New Student Orientation Dates

The general New Student Orientation sessions begin in Bldg. B, Room B240. Room locations will be announced via email to all registered students. Walk-ins are welcome; please visit the Welcome Desk in the Building S Lobby on the day of your orientation.

Date Time Course Number
Jan. 159:30 a.m.
1:30 p.m.
2020SP EDUZ 1000 22030
2020SP EDUZ 1000 22031
Jan. 16
9:30 a.m.
​​Veterans Affairs (VA) students only. 2020SP EDUZ 1000 22032
​Jan. 17
9:30 a.m.
1:30 p.m.
​​2020SP EDUZ 1000 22033
​2020SP EDUZ 1000 22034
Jan. 23
​3 p.m.
2020SP EDUZ 1000 22035
​Jan. 24
10 a.m.
1 p.m.
​2020SP EDUZ 1000 22036
2020SP EDUZ 1000 22037

How to Register

Students will use eConnect to register for the general New Student Orientation sessions.

  • Go to econnect.dcccd.edu (website may also be accessed from the Brookhaven homepage menu).
  • Click the yellow box titled "Continuing Education/Workforce Training Student Menu."
  • Under "Class Information," select "Register for CE/WT Classes."
  • Select the current term you wish to register for and click the checkbox next to Brookhaven College. Note: Summer/Fall orientations are located under the Summer term.
  • Click the dropdown menu under "Courses" and choose "EDUZ-Educational Personnel."
  • Enter "1000" for the course number. The section number is optional and can be found next to the session details listed above.
  • Click the "Submit" button at the bottom of the page.
  • Select the session you would like to attend and follow the prompts to complete the registration process.
  • New Student Orientation is free of charge. However, you must complete the registration process as if you were paying for a class, even though you won't be charged for the class.​

You will receive an email as a reminder of your orientation date and with more information one week and one day before the orientation.