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New Student Center

The first point of contact for new students or those transferring from another institution is the New Student Center. Meet with a preadmission advisor, and make a smoother transition to college.

The New Student Center also conducts orientation sessions prior to each semester. These sessions provide practical information including:

  • Steps for New Students
  • Miami Dade College Terminology
  • Important deadlines
  • Types of financial aid
  • Selecting a major
  • Importance of Academic Advisement and creating an academic plan
  • Student Services and Academic Support such as labs
  • How to get around the campus
  • Student life and Student Organizations
  • What is available on the MDC web page












Miami Dade College is an equal access/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, marital status, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, or genetic information. Contact the Office of Equal Opportunity Programs/ADA Coordinator, at 305.237.2577 for information.