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New Student Orientation

Welcome to Motlow State

Congratulations on your acceptance and admission to Motlow State. As a first-time college freshman, orientation introduces you to friendly and welcoming faculty and staff. They guide you through class registration, available resources and services, and login procedures.

Spring 2021 orientation invitations will go out via Motlow student email to those who have completed admission requirements. Check your admissions holds in your MyMotlow under your Student tab. Please email [email protected] for assistance.

The deadline to complete online orientation for the spring 2021 semester is January 15, 2021 by 4:30 pm.



All first-time college students are required to participate in a New Student Orientation. Please submit these documents to the Admissions Office before registering for an orientation session:

  • High school transcripts
  • Dual Enrollment college transcripts, if applicable
  • ACT/SAT scores for those under age 21 and ACCUPLACER scores for those 21 or over
  • Set up and check your Motlow email. Your Orientation registration information will be sent to your Motlow email account when all holds have been removed.
  • Follow the additional instructions sent to you in an orientation email

For more information contact [email protected]

You will register for your first semester of classes during New Student Orientation. Following orientation, please remember to:

  • Log into MyMotlow and check your Motlow student email account regularly. All student information is sent to your student email account
  • Sign up for Motlow Alerts
  • Log into MyMotlow and confirm your class schedule
  • Purchase your textbooks
  • Register your vehicle and pick up your parking pass from the Business Office or your campus main office
  • Follow all of Motlow’s official social media accounts for news on closings, delays, important dates, scholarship opportunities, internships, jobs, and social events
  • Register for Master Calendar Reminders
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