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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. New students are strongly encouraged to attend.

Semester Date
Fall 2018 Aug. 16
Spring 2019 TBA
Summer 2019 TBA

Register for Fall 2018 NSO

Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018

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 a.m. – noon
RATTC Elizabeth City Campus: AE 208 9 a.m. – noon

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