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 Options

With the virtual orientation, you can sign up and go through THOR at your own pace via an online course. You also have the option to come in-person to experience oriention with the New Student Welcome Room Team and Advisors.

Please choose one of the orientation options below. (Virtual or In-Person)

Online Orientation (on your own time)

In order to access Online THOR, you will first need to register to receive a THOR password. After you complete the registration, you will be provided a password to access THOR in the next step.

Virtual THOR Registration

In-Person THOR

Register for In-Person New Student Orientation at Mesa Community College.

In-Person THOR Registration

Red Mountain THOR

Register for In-Person New Student Orientation at the Red Mountain Campus. The session will be held on July 11, 2022: 10am–12:30pm and then 2pm–4:30pm. Attendees will need to be present for the times indicated.

Red Mountain THOR Registration


For questions about New Student Enrollment Steps or Orientation, you can chat with us during our Office hours (Monday-Thursday 8:00-6:00) by clicking on the blue button below.

The campus will be closed on Fridays for the Summer.

New Student Welcome Room Team Members

Chat with our Virtual New Student Welcome Team

Outside of business hours please email