Navigate Up
Sign In

New Student Orientation

When you attend orientation you will:                            

  • Make valuable connections with peers, student leaders, and campus staff.
  • Discover Daley’s degree programs.
  • Learn how to select and register for classes– leaving campus with your first semester schedule in hand!
  • Become energized and excited about being a student at Richard J. Daley College!         


Visit the Welcome Center to schedule a New Student Orientation or you may schedule your Orientation online at​  As a reminder, the Placement exams must be completed online at least a week before your scheduled orientation.



Daley Logo.png

New Student Orientation Checklist                            
  • Complete the Online Admissions Application, if you have not already done so.  
  • Access your New Student Portal and complete the Key Activities
    • Welcome Message
    • Events, including Mascot Week
    • College Resources
    • Placement Test
    • Finances
  • Provide Residency Verification 
  • Submit official transcripts
  • Submit official ACT and/or SAT scores 
  • Take your placement test online or submit sufficient ACT scores/transfer credit   
  • Attend a New Student Orientation                                        


​No cost to students.


New Student Orientations are held in room 2407.  Please be sure to only attend on your scheduled date.


​New students seeking an Associates Degree or Certificate.

Contact Information

(773) 838-7600 for Admissions and (773) 838-7681 for New Students
7500 South Pulaski Road
Room 1408
Chicago, IL 60652
Get Directions
​           Welcome Center​                      
           Hours of Operation:                                            
Mon - Thurs:9:00am-4:30pm     
Friday: 9:00a​m-1:00pm          

Contact us:                                     
Room 1111