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 before the semester begins in order to remain enrolled in courses. New students who do not participate in Pirate Orientation will have a hold placed on their account.

What to Expect

During Pirate Orientation, new students will learn about the following topics:

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

Upcoming Pirate Orientation Dates

  • Saturday, Dec. 6
  • Friday, Dec. 19

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 (V#) and password. To retrieve your V#:
- Log on the Pirate Portal.
- Click the "Registration" folder.
- Click the "Registration Status" link.
- Your V# is on the right next to your name.

Sign Up for Pirate Orientation

  • Log on the Pirate Portal.
  • Click the "Registration" folder.
  • Click the "Pirate Orientation" link.

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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