A final orientation session for new and transfer students planning to enroll at East Central Community College for the 2013 fall semester will be held Friday, August 9 on the Decatur campus.

Registration activities are scheduled between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the Smith Student Union and Tucker Applied Technology Center.

Prior to attending orientation, prospective students should have on file in the Office of Admissions a completed ECCC Application for Admission (www.eccc.edu); ACT or COMPASS scores, which will be used for placement in English and mathematics courses; and high school/college transcripts. Transfer students must have all college transcripts on file before they can register.

During registration/orientation, students will complete their fall class schedules, have photos made for identification badges and the College yearbook, apply for a parking decal (must have tag number), and complete the online orientation.

Students who have not taken either the ACT or COMPASS test should be prepared to take it at 8 - 30 a.m. on the day of registration. The cost is $20.

A complimentary meal will be served from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. in Mabry Memorial Cafeteria for students and parents. Fall classes begin Wednesday, August 14. For more information, contact Student Services at 601-635-6205 or call toll free, 877-462-3222, ext. 205.