New Student Advising & Orientation

THOR: Thunderbird Orientation and Registration

Academic Advisement Locations

Southern & Dobson

Building: 39
P: 480-461-7222
F: 480-461-7858

Red Mountain

Building RDM - M Mesquite
P: 480-461-7222
F: 480-461-7858

Orientation & Advising Options

MCC's Thunderbird Orientation & Registration is required of all new-to-college students (including former Dual Enrollment students) and a fun way to learn about campus resources, student life, and more!

Attending this interactive session will help you build a solid foundation of student success and acclimate you to the campus community.

Students who attend must have already completed the application and placement processes before registering for orientation.

THOR (New Student Orientation)

Please review the video below for important information on orientation registration.

Welcome, Future Thunderbirds to T.H.O.R. (Thunderbird Orientation and Registration).

The goal of T.H.O.R. is to prepare you to start your educational journey on the right foot.

To accomplish this you will need to make sure a few things are done to ensure you are truly prepared.

  • You must have completed the application process and submitted a valid ID.
  • You must have a form of placement on file (GPA. ACT, SAT, ACCUPLACER, or EdReady). This will ensure you are able to schedule classes. Once this is on file a Preadvisement schedule will be sent to your school email outlining your first semester courses within your program map.
  • You must complete the T.H.O.R orientation in its entirety to receive a certification of completion.

By ensuring these requirements are completed you are preparing to start your journey successfully. If you encounter any challenges or have questions regarding this process. Please contact the New Student Welcome Room Team.

Congrats Thunderbirds!

Orientation & Registration

Orientation is offered to students in two modalities (Virtual) & (In-Person) Currently, the In-Person THOR Sessions are concluded for the Spring 2023 semester.

In-Person THOR Sessions will resume starting in March 2023 for Summer & Fall registration.

Please choose the virtual modality below if you are still looking to complete the orientation for the Spring 2023 semester.

Online Orientation (on your own time)

To attend THOR (Virtually), please click the tab below. Upon registration completion, you will a receive the link to access the virtual orientation.

You will need to log in using your MEID & Password

Virtual THOR Registration


For questions about New Student Enrollment Steps or Orientation, you can chat with us during our Office hours (Monday-Thursday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm) & (Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm)

New Student Welcome Room Team Members

Chat with our Virtual New Student Welcome Team

Outside of business hours please email