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New Student Convocation

Welcome to Frederick Community College! 


New Student and Parent Convocation is a FUN and FREE program and a partner program to our Required Orientation Advising Registration (ROAR). It is a chance to share important information that will be helpful as you prepare for your first week of classes. We will share tips to be successful, helpful resources and services, and give you things to think about for your short-term and long-term goals. Attendees will also have a chance to ask questions on anything you need help with to begin classes. There will be a chance to win fun prizes and interact with other students, staff, and faculty. Don’t miss this great event!

Date and time TBD. Stay tuned for more information.


Frederick Community College makes every effort to accommodate individuals with disabilities for College-sponsored events and programs. If you have accommodation needs or questions, please email [email protected] or call 301-846-2408 and leave a message. To request a sign language interpreter, please visit If you have interpreting related questions, please email [email protected]. Sign language interpreters will not be automatically provided for College-sponsored events without a request for services. To guarantee accommodations, requests must be made at least five workdays in advance of a scheduled event.


Students will have a chance to learn about:

  • What’s expected of college students
  • The campus, buildings and services available
  • Tips for college success
  • Important resources and services
  • Academic Programs and transfer and career options
  • Ways to get involved and stay connected


Parents will have a chance to learn about:

  • College resources
  • Parent rights & responsibilities
  • Counseling & advising services
  • Financial aid
  • Student employment
  • Campus safety and security


If you have any questions about the event, please email [email protected].

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