Cougar Days 2013 Orientation

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Photo Cutline: Coastal Bend College invites new and prospective students to sign up for Cougar Days orientation. The orientations will be held at all CBC locations, and students can register for free at www.coastalbend.edu/cougardays. All attendees will receive a free lunch and a t-shirt.

Cougar Days 2013 Orientation

New and prospective Coastal Bend College students are invited to attend the 2013 Cougar Days orientation at any of our CBC locations—Beeville, Alice, Kingsville or Pleasanton. Students are free to attend whichever Cougar Days location is most convenient regardless of where the student will attend classes in the fall. The Cougar Days orientation offers helpful information about courses, programs, and services available to students at each CBC site. Cougar Days also allows students to meet advisors, faculty, and other CBC staff that are there to help them succeed. After attending Cougar Days, a student will leave with the tools, knowledge, and support they need in order to have a successful school year.

Parents are encouraged to attend Cougar Days to be able to talk with faculty, financial aid advisors, student development specialists, and business office staff to ensure that their student is prepared for college.

Registration for Cougar Days 2013 is available online at www.coastalbend.edu/cougardays and is completely free to all attendees. Students are allowed to bring a guest, and a free lunch will be provided. Students who register for Cougar Days online will also receive a free Cougar Days t-shirt sponsored by the CBC Alumni & Friends Association.

          Alice                     July 23                 

          Beeville                July 25                 

          Kingsville             July 30                 

          Pleasanton          August 1            

To be eligible to register for fall 2013 classes on Cougar Days, students must bring:

1. Proof of bacterial meningitis vaccination;

2. Social Security Number;

3. THEA, Compass or Accuplacer scores or evidence of exemptions (ACT, SAT, TAKS, etc.);

4. Official transcripts from all educational institutions attended before entering CBC (high school or college);

5. License plate number for obtaining parking permit; and

6. TDCJ ID, if you are employed at the McConnell or Garza units and reside in Bee County.

Cougar Days at all campuses begins with registration at 8 a.m. and ends at 12:30 p.m. All students are required to attend a Coastal Bend College orientation. If you cannot attend one of the Cougar Days orientations, please visit the Student Development Office at any CBC site to learn about upcoming orientation dates in August and September. For more information about Cougar Days, please visit your nearest CBC location or call:

· Beeville students: Sandra Walsh, (361) 354-2266

· Alice students: Dee Berthold, (361) 664-2981 ext. 3025

· Kingsville students: Amanda Barrera, (361) 592-1615 ext. 4077

· Pleasanton students: Katie Sherman, (830) 569-4222 ext. 1203

At Coastal Bend College your future begins here—and now. Let us help you advance your career and education. With so many programs, there’s bound to be something perfect for you. Let us tell you how. Contact us for more information about the programs and courses offered at Coastal Bend College by calling 1-866-722-2838 ext. 2266. Or you can visit us on the web at www.coastalbend.edu. You can also find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/coastalbendcollege and Twitter at www.twitter.com/cbcfuture.

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