Pirate Orientation

Welcome to Victoria College!

Pirate Orientation is designed to transition you into college life and help you become a successful student and graduate. All incoming freshmen are required to participate in Pirate Orientation prior to registering for courses. New freshmen students will register for classes on the day they attend Pirate Orientation. New freshmen who do not attend Pirate Orientation will have a hold placed on their account blocking course registration.

What to Expect

In addition to registering for classes, new students will learn about the following topics during Pirate Orientation:

  • Admissions
  • Advising
  • Blackboard
  • Campus Safety
  • Financial Aid
  • Library
  • Payments
  • Pirate Portal
  • Student Activities
  • Student Resources & Support Services

Upcoming Pirate Orientation Dates

  • Coming soon for Summer registration!

What You'll Need to Do Before You Sign Up

  1. Complete a Victoria College application for admission at ApplyTexas.org.
  2. Submit official copies of high school transcripts, test scores, and immunization records to VC's Welcome Center.
  3. Know your Pirate Portal username (student ID or V#) and password. To verify your V#:
- Log on the Pirate Portal.
- Click the "Registration" folder. (for mobile devices, skip this step)
- Click the "Registration Status" link.
- Your V# is on the right next to your name.

Sign Up for Pirate Orientation

Share the Experience

We invite you to share your Pirate Orientation experiences on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram using the hashtag #NewVCPirate.

More Info

For more information, please call (361) 582-2400 or visit Advising, Counseling, & Recruitment Services in VC's Student Services Building.


Pirate Portal


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