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New Student Orientation Ticket
Reservations are required in order to attend a new student orientation. As a reminder, COMPASS Placement tests must be completed at least a week before the orientation date. Please be sure to contact the Welcome Center at (773) 838-7989 for more information.
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*The orientation will be held on the first floor in the Beattie Theatre*

As a new student, we want to do all we can to help get you started on your path to success.                    

During the orientation you can expect to:                         

• Register for your first semester courses!
• Learn about academic requirements needed to graduate!
• Learn about the many student services that are available to help you succeed!
• Discuss education and career goals!
• Learn about student clubs, groups and organizations!
• Meet other new students and make new friends!


New Student Pre-Orientation Checklist

[ ] File the FAFSA

  • If applying for financial aid complete the 2015-2016 FAFSA application at as soon as possible. Daley’s school code is 001649.

[ ] Submit or send in ACT scores, final high school, and/or college transcripts to the Admissions & Records office in room 1408.

[ ] Take your placement tests or submit sufficient ACT scores/transfer credit

  • Review the COMPASS test information inside your new student guidebook. Tests MUST be completed a week before your orientation date! Remember to bring a photo ID and your testing acknowledgement sheet.

[ ] Create your username and password

  • Students must retrieve their log-in credentials prior to attending orientation. Go to Here you can click to retrieve your username or reset your password. 
Have questions about Daley College New Student Orientation? Contact Richard J. Daley College (City Colleges of Chicago)

When & Where

Richard J Daley College
7500 S. Pulaski Rd
Beattie Theatre
Chicago, IL 60652

Monday, January 19, 2015 at 1:30 PM - Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 5:00 PM (CST)

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