Step 4: Orientation and support

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Step 4: Orientation and support


Orientation is the official start to the University semester and is highly recommended for new Headstart and ILP students.

The Headstart and ILP Orientation date and schedule will be sent to your USC student email.

Coming to Orientation will assist you to:

  • prepare for your studies
  • learn more about the campus, facilities and services
  • meet fellow students and staff

Your Orientation session includes:

  • a welcome and information session
  • collecting your orientation bag
  • library and IT network session
  • academic writing skills workshops
  • information about support services available
  • a campus tour
  • obtaining your ID card
Orientation to USC

In addition to the Headstart and ILP Orientation session, you are invited to attend the range of Orientation to USC activities available to all students.

Starting Class

To get off to a flying start with your studies by being prepared early. Visit preparing for uni to find out some of the key activities to complete such as finding your course outline and required textbooks, learn about transport and parking options and downloading a campus map.

Integrated Learning Pathway (ILP) students will also be contacted by your ILP Hub coordinator with information about getting started.

Questions? Search for answers and ask questions via askUSC.

Support contacts

There are many support services available to you as a USC student.

View the student support available for more information, or contact the Student Central team who can refer you on to a range of support services, both on campus and online.

Headstart students should approach your tutor or course coordinator if you're unsure about the course content or assessment.

ILP students should contact your ILP Hub Coordinator or USC ILP staff if you have any questions regarding your participation in the program and class enrolment.

Student ID card

To obtain a student ID card follow the instructions for:

  • Headstart students
  • Integrated Learning Pathway (ILP) students
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