Student Orientation

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It is VERY IMPORTANT, as a new student at Allegany College of Maryland, that you attend a New Student Orientation Session! You will learn about the many services that are available to you as a student, how to get involved and succeed academically, safety policies/services, and you'll also have opportunities to engage with College staff, faculty and other students. Please see below for details.

To schedule your Placement Test (if you haven't already): 
Contact the Learning Commons at 301-784-5554. After you have finished with your Placement Test, you can stop by the Advising Center to schedule your classes!


What will I learn?
Information about:
  • Available services
  • Getting involved
  • Being a successful student
Why should I attend?
  • Get connected to classmates.
  • Learn about campus services.
  • Get your questions answered.
  • Have some fun!!!
Who should I contact:

Cumberland Campus: 
Erin Yokum -

Bedford County Campus:
Call:  814-652-9528

When is Orientation?

Both our in-person and Zoom sessions have already been held for the Spring 2024 semester.

If you were unable to attend one of those sessions, our Brightspace New Student Orientation module is perfect for you! This option can be completed online, at your own pace. It includes a lot of information that can help you be more successful and aware of the resources we provide.

To access it:

- Log into your Bright Space account

- Scroll down and look under "My Courses"

- Click on the "Student Information" Course

- In the blue bar across the top, click on "Content"

- Click on the module for "New Student Orientation"

You can start, stop, and come back to this module any time, as long as you're an ACM student. 


Cumberland Campus

Cumberland Campus Zoom-only Session
Bedford County Campus **
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