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Student Orientation

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Online Orientation Program

Otero's Online Orientation program is designed to provide new students with an introduction to Otero College procedures, academic programs, financial aid, and student affairs. It is strongly recommended for new students to take this Orientation program so you can get familiar with the campus, find out about all that Otero has to offer, and get your questions answered.


Orientation Video Guides

Want to learn more about a specific topic, but don't have time to go through the whole orientation program? Check out our short form orientation videos below.

System Requirements for Online Orientation

Make sure your speakers are connected and your sound is turned on.

Note: If you are using Internet Explorer, you will need to allow Active X controls when prompted in your browser in order to access all content.

Operating System Browsers Flash Player
Windows 7/8, Vista, or XP Windows: Internet Explorer 8 or higher; Mozilla Firefox 10 or higher,  Google Chrome. Adobe Flash Player 10 or higher.
Apple: Macintosh OS X Apple: Safari 1.x or higher; Firefox Flash is not necessary for Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, or Safari

Please feel free to email us if you have any questions about the orientation program at