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Union County College Admissions

Owl Orientation – New Students

OWL Orientation at Union County College is required for students who have never attended college before and are planning on registering for 12+ credits during the Fall or Spring semester. Sessions are offered on all three campuses: Cranford, Elizabeth, and Plainfield. Part time students are encouraged, but not required, to attend OWL Orientation. At OWL Orientation students will learn how to use webservices, set up college email, navigate the Owls Nest, meet with an academic advisor, and register for courses. Attending these sessions will help you build a solid foundation for student success.


Click the thumbnail below to review the agenda for OWL Orientation.









Pre – OWL Orientation Check-list:

  1. Go to your personal email to obtain your unique Union County College User Name and Student ID#
    1. Log into Webservices
    2. Log into your Owl Email
  2. Make sure your FAFSA is complete and you listed Union as a school! (School Code: 002643)
  3. Please have one of the following items completed:

1. Submitted a High School transcript with a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA and have graduated within the last 5 year

2. Completed the college placement exam (Accuplacer)

3. Submitted SAT scores (530 in Math and 540 in Reading) 4. Expected AP scores of >3 for English or Math


Union County 2019 High School Graduates OWL Orientation Schedule Students who attend will receive an excused absence letter stating that they attended their event Meet us on the Cranford Campus at 8:45AM in the Victor Richel Student Commons
May 1st, 2019 May 16th, 2019 May 17th, 2019
If you missed this Orientation, click the link below and select “Any High School – Elizabeth” as your high school Academy for Allied Health Sciences Abraham Clark High School
  Academy for Information Technology Hillside High School
Admiral William F. Halsey Jr. Health & Public Safety Academy Arthur L. Johnson High School Linden High School
Alexander Hamilton Preparatory Academy Barack Obama High School Rahway High School
Benedictine Academy Cornerstone Day School Roselle Catholic High School
Elizabeth High School – Frank J. Cicarell Academy Cranford High School Roselle Park High School
J. Christian Bollwage Finance Academy David Brearley High School Sinai Christian Academy
John E. Dwyer Technology Academy Governor Livingston High School The Patrick School
St. Mary’s of the Assumption High School Jonathan Dayton High School Union High School
Thomas A. Edison Career & Technical Academy Koinonia Academy  
Thomas Jefferson Arts Academy Mother Seton Regional High School  
  New Providence High School  
  Plainfield Academy for the Arts and Advanced Studies  
  Plainfield High School  
  Scotch Plains Fanwood High School  
  Summit High School  
  The Barack Obama Green Charter High School  
  Union Catholic High School  
  Union County Magnet High School  
  Union County Teams  
  Union County Vocational – Technical High School  
  Westfield High School  
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If you are interested in enrolling in the Fall 2019 semester and are not a 2019 Union County High School graduate, click the thumbnail below for more information about your Orientation date!   Questions? Please contact us at orientation@ucc.edu







Do not click these links unless you are at Orientation!