First Year Center

Congratulations on being admitted to Bluegrass Community & Technical College as a first time freshman! Orientation is required for all new freshmen. 

Register online for orientation. First, you will select your campus location and then your preferred orientation date.  ALL Lexington orientations will be at the Newtown Campus, and there will also be at least one orientation available at each Regional campus – Danville, Georgetown, Lawrenceburg, and Winchester.

Limited advising to register for classes will be available on orientation days, if you have submitted test scores to the college that meet the benchmarks or have completed placement testing. Limited placement testing will also be available on orientation days. However, due to time constraints, students cannot test AND advise on orientation day.  It is highly recommend that you register for classes BEFORE your orientation.

Please consult the advising website for more information about registering for classes.

Please contact the First Year Center with any questions at (859) 246-6702 or We look forward to seeing you at First Year Orientation! 

Welcome to the First Year Center!

The First Year Center (FYC) supports first year students at the college as they transition into college life at BCTC. Our purpose is to empower students to fulfill their personal and educational goals. The FYC helps students participate in activities and services that promote student success. We are happy to offer a wide range of free services to our students. Whether you need assistance with your classes, finding your advisor, applying for scholarships or study abroad, or just need a quiet place to study the FYC is for you. No matter your campus, we are happy to help you over phone, e-mail, or skype!

Services provided:

  • Academic advising
  • Peer mentoring
  • Workshops
  • Study abroad
  • Service learning

Contact Us!

The First Year Center
Bluegrass Community and Technical College

Newtown FYC
500 Newtown Pike
SEC 101
Lexington, KY 40508

Cooper FYC
470 Cooper Drive
Moloney Building room 225
Lexington, KY 40506

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