STORM

Preparing for STORM

Welcome New and Returning Students!

What is STORM?

STORM is your virtual orientation experience that supports your on-boarding, class registration, and acclimation to MATC. Students are required to RSVP for participation.

How to Prepare for STORM

Prior to attending STORM we encourage students to:

  • Make work and/or childcare arrangements: Once you are done with STORM orientation, you will be encouraged to register with your pathway advisors. This registration process requires time.
  • Connect with your Navigator: Make sure you have your To Do List checked off
  • Address technology needs: Connect with IT Help Desk if you need assistance 
  • Have you changed your temporary password?
  • Do you have access to your MATC email account?
  • Can you access Self-Service?
  • Complete the online onboarding module(s)
  • Welcome to MATC
  • What is Guided Pathway
  • Title IX, Public Safety, COVID-19, Campus Advocate
  • How to Purchase Books
  • How to Access Self-Service and Blackboard
  • How to Access Accommodations
  • Get Ready to Meet Your Advisor

Work with your admissions navigator to RSVP and attend your STORM!

Monday, Wednesday: STORM starts at 11:30 a.m., orientation ends at 1:15 p.m.
Tuesday, Thursday: STORM starts at 9:30 a.m., orientation ends at 11:15 a.m.
Saturday: STORM starts at 9:30 a.m., orientation ends at 11:15 a.m., all offices close at 2 p.m.

As soon as you complete your session, you will meet with offices to register for classes!

 

Campuses Open Extended Hours for In-Person Help

STORM sessions have been scheduled during extended hours:

  • Wednesday, July 28, 4-8 p.m.
  • Thursday, August 5, 4-8 p.m.
  • Saturday, August 7, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Saturday, August 14, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

All campuses will be open during these extended hours to serve all students with in-person services.