SOWELA’s face to face Orientation and/or Online Orientation is designed to help students become more familiar with the tools needed to succeed and to help facilitate transition and integration into the college learning environment.

By participating in SOWELA’s orientation students will…

  • Learn what it means to be a student at SOWELA Technical Community College and to be a part of this unique and innovative community.
  • Be more familiar with the academic and student support resources that are available to help students succeed.
  • Feel more comfortable with campus processes such as admissions, registration, placement exams, financial aid, and payment of tuition and fees.
  • Learn more about campus life outside of class.
  • Feel more confident about your transition to SOWELA Technical Community College.

Click on the icon below to schedule a date for new student orientation for the Spring 2017 semester.

Schedule a Time for Your New Student Orientation


Online Orientation

If you are a new student, be sure to read the instructions carefully.


Instructions to access the online orientation as a new student:

  • You will need your Student ID: L00000000

Once you access the login screen to the online orientation, you will then:

  • Enter your First and Last Name
  • Enter your Student ID
  • Click on Enter. Do not click on the tab "Enter as Guest.” NOTE: You will not get credit for completing new student orientation by clicking on enter as a guest if you are a new student.

If you have any questions or need assistance with scheduling your orientation, please email orientation@sowela.edu or call (337) 421-6967.



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