New Student Orientation

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New Student Orientation

Thank you for choosing Kaskaskia College! New Student Orientation (NSO) is a free program designed to introduce new students to information and contacts important of a successful start to their college experience. Information about services, activities, and classroom success strategies will be included.  Students who attend the New Student Orientation perform better in college than students who did not.  Therefore, we strongly encourage students to participate in the activity.  Family members are welcome to attend. 

For more information you can contact the ACE at 618-545-3070 or email

New Student Orientation is a time to learn about all the resources KC has to help you make the most of your time with us.

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Apply for Admission

Start the 7 steps today, and you’ll be studying at KC in no time.

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Financial Aid

Find out which financial resources may be available to you and what you need to do to next. You may also qualify for scholarships.

Step 3 Fitness Center

Placement Testing

Learn whether or not you need to take these free tests.

Step 4 Instructor with students

Academic Advising

KC’s advisors will help you choose classes and determine if you need to provide more application material for your program of interest.

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We provide many ways to register, and your advisor or an enrollment specialist will help you sign up for classes.

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Tuition Payments

Enter your myKC account to view your statement, set up a payment plan, or make a payment.

Get In Touch

If you still have questions contact our department and we’ll be happy to help.

Academic Center for Excellence (ACE)

Phone  |  618-545-3160
Fax  |  618-545-3179

  • Main Campus
  • Library, L 130
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We can help you take the first step