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New Student Orientation

College of The Albemarle’s (COA) New Student Orientation (NSO) provides you and your family an introduction to student resources.

Semester Date
Spring 2019 Jan. 3, 2019
Summer 2019 TBA
Fall 2019 TBA

Register for Spring 2019 NSO

Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019

Regional Aviation and Technical Training Center (RATTC) students will attend the Elizabeth City Campus orientation.

Register Location Time
Dare County Campus Administration building 9 – 11 a.m.
Edenton-Chowan Campus Industrial tech building 9 – 11 a.m.
Elizabeth City Campus AE 208 9 – 11 a.m.
RATTC Elizabeth City Campus: AE 208 9 – 11 a.m.

What to Expect

Here is a sample of some of the sessions that you’ll attend during NSO:

  • Your official welcome to COA
  • An opportunity to explore your designated campus
  • Advising and academic success sessions
  • Discussions about Dolphin pride, campus safety and Title IX policies
  • Information about getting involved and engaged in the student life experience
  • Information on financing your education and paying your bill

Additional information about our expectations for you as a new COA student will be woven throughout the day, such as what to expect on your first day of class, academic integrity and personal responsibility.


  • Stokley, Alicia

  • Coordinator, Student Life and Leadership

  • Elizabeth City Campus: A 150C

  • 252-335-0821 ext. 2240