Maricopa Emergency Management System Alert

ATTENTION STUDENTS: Beginning March 21, 2022 facial coverings are recommended but no longer required while in general campus facilities. Instructors may continue requiring facial coverings in their instructional spaces where social distancing is compromised by the room layout or instructional activities, or where other health/safety issues indicate the need for facial coverings.

CGCC is offering services in-person and via phone, email and online. Use our contact page for hours, locations and additional information.


New Student Orientation

Welcome to Coyote Kickoff

Congratulations on starting your educational journey! We can’t wait to welcome you to CGCC, and that starts with Coyote Kickoff, our new student orientation program that will help make sure you’re prepared for your first semester.

Coyote Kick-off is a mandatory orientation for all new-to-college students seeking a degree or pursuing a university transfer. That includes our early college students who participated in Dual Enrollment, ACE or Hoop of Learning programs.

Coyote Kickoffs help you feel at ease as you transition into your new adventure. You’ll meet with your academic advisors and get answers to all your new-student questions. You’ll also gain access to services and resources available to help you succeed, and get training on software tools available to help manage your new academic life.

You’ll be able to register for your first semester of classes, and secure them by choosing your payment option:

Tips for Success

Prior to Orientation, Students Need To:

  1. Complete the Admissions Application process
  2. Choose Program of Study
  3. Submit Unofficial Transcript, ACT or SAT scores, or Complete Placement Testing
  4. Complete Coyote Kick-off Online Canvas Course

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During Orientation, Students Will:

  1. Complete Online Orientation, check your Maricopa Student email for next steps and details.
  2. Schedule First Advising Session
  3. Register for Summer/Fall 2022 Classes
  4. Explore Resources and Services
  5. Contact us with any questions at Live Enrollment Support - “Coyote Kick-off”

If you have questions about requirements or have a special situation, no problem! Just email us at


We have created a tailored Orientation for Veterans registering with VA benefits. Please contact for enrollment support, and to register for a tailored session.

Register for Your New Student Orientation

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