First Year Student Resources

Congratulations on your decision to attend QVCC!

An education at QVCC means more than coursework. We offer a full range of services for all incoming students, from career services to academic advisement. Looking for the bookstore, student portal, or an ID card? You’re in the right place.

New Student Orientation

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We are excited that you have made CT State Quinebaug Valley your college of choice!

Join us for an In-Person New Student Orientation. Orientation is a fun way to learn about campus resources, transfer opportunities, campus life and more! Attending orientation will help you build a solid foundation of student success. As a new or transfer student, you are encouraged to attend.

Register to Attend an In-Person Orientation on one of the Following Dates:

Guides, Help, and Catalogs

It is your responsibility to become familiar with the college catalog, including the rules, regulations, and requirements presented herein. Students are eligible for an associate’s degree who meet all requirements as stated either in 1) the catalog at the time of their acceptance or re-admission to the college into a degree program (to the extent possible within the current roster of course offerings), or 2) the catalog in effect at the time of their graduation.

24/7 IT Support 



Microsoft Office

  • Login on with your NetID and password to download the Microsoft Office apps to your computer or use them in your web browser for free

Microsoft Teams

Sorry we are closed imageQVCC does not have the same operating schedule as local school systems, since students travel from all over eastern Connecticut, Rhode Island and Central Massachusetts to the College.

Be sure to review the policies; Know what radio and TV stations show our closings and learn about other resources so you are aware if we are open or closed.

Get emergency and weather closure information sent directly to you.  Make sure to enrollment in the Emergency Text System through myCommNet.  It is the fastest way to receive this type of information.

Frequently Asked Questions

I just submitted an application and have been accepted – what should I do next?

Do I need to take a placement test?

Check out the Assessment Testing page to find out!

How can I learn more about the Willimantic location?

How do I set up my college email account?

Our Admissions Team has a great resource available on the Accepted Students Checklist!

How do I use Blackboard?

Our Educational Technology department has a number of Blackboard Resources, including videos, guides, and more!

I need to meet with someone on Webex but I never used this before. How do I log in for this meeting?

How do I convert a Word or PowerPoint file into a PDF?

Is it true CT college students get free access to public transportation?

Full-time students at public CT colleges may be eligible for free public transportation through U-Pass CT! Learn more about U-Pass CT.


STUDENTS: The Community Colleges are undergoing a merger with a plan to become Connecticut State Community College in Fall 2023; please work closely with your advisor/program coordinator to select your courses accordingly. Click here for more details about this merger.