Orientation | Stark State College | North Canton, Ohio
Gateway Center


Welcome to Stark State College! We’re glad you’ve come where you spend less to earn more and go further.

Now that you’ve been admitted, you’ll need to attend student orientation before enrolling in classes. You can complete the orientation either on campus or online:


1: On-campus orientation for SPRING 2024 ENROLLMENT ONLY

(Summer/Fall 2024 orientation dates will be posted in February 2024)

Choose an on-campus orientation that’s convenient for your schedule. Check the most recent line-up:

Stark State cares about the health and safety of our entire community. Please be aware of our COVID-19 protocols. See the details here.


Main Campus – 6200 Frank Ave. NW, North Canton 44720

View orientation schedule and register for Main Campus


Stark State College Akron – 360 Perkins St., Akron 44304

View orientation schedule and register for SSC Akron

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2: Online orientation for SPRING, SUMMER, or FALL ENROLLMENT

If you can’t make it to campus on any of those dates, complete the orientation online at starkstate.edu/nso.

Note: The required brief survey at the end of the online orientation will be used for feedback and to verify you completed the mandatory orientation process.

Note: If you’re a veteran or active duty military personnel using GI benefits, also check additional material at military services orientation.

If you have any questions, please email orientation@starkstate.edu.

We’re looking forward to helping you get started on your journey to a successful future.

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