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Prepare for your Summer 2021 Courses!

Important Steps to Starting at MassBay as a new student in the Summer:


Step 1

step 1 graphicGet Ready to Sign-up for Classes!

Admitted into a degree or certificate program

Once you’ve completed your admissions application and the following steps, you will be ready to meet with an Academic Advisor and choose your courses for the summer!

  1. Fulfill the Placement Testing Requirement
  2. Apply for Financial Aid (if applicable)
  3. Set-up your MassBay Technology Accounts
    Check your email address from our Office of Information Technology (IT). They will have sent you’re your username and instructions for activating your account in OneLogin.  

Once you’ve completed steps 1-3, you’re ready to meet with an Advisor and register for classes Online or with the Secure Online MassBay Registration Form.

Taking One or Two Courses for College Credit/Transfer


Step 2

step 2 graphicLearn About MassBay

Complete the Launch Point Orientation Course

To learn about MassBay’s many resources, you can complete LaunchPoint  — an online orientation course! There is no required full orientation for the summer session, so you can treat this like your full orientation. This short course will give you an introduction to the MassBay and our many resources.


Step 3

step 3 graphicFinish and Prepare

Apply for Scholarships & Make Payment

Set-up Technology & Purchase Textbooks

Sign-up for an Orientation (SOAR)

If you need help prior to an orientation, Staff in MassBay’s Virtual Q&A Center are ready to assist you with any of the above steps!


The Virtual SOAR Event

Sign-up link (green bar) & dates are below.

Virtual SOAR is a 3 hour live event on Zoom.  During that event, you will: 

  • Meet and socialize with fellow NEW MassBay students as well as current MassBay students, faculty, and staff 
  • Learn about MassBay’s technology, including your email, student account, and classroom tools. 
  • Learn about the extracurricular and leadership opportunities available to you 
  • Receive tips for academic success  
  • Be introduced to a wide range of support services and resources 


SUMMER & FALL 2021 SOAR Dates available FOR Sign-up:

  • Thursday, June 17  |  1-4pm  |  Zoom

  • Wednesday, June 23  |  5-8pm  | Zoom

  • Tuesday, July 13  | 10am-1pm  |  Zoom

*For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations in order to fully participate in this event, please contact an Accessibility Specialist, at 781-239-2234, between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday. If you get a voicemail, please leave your name and number slowly and clearly. A specialist will call you back. Please know requests should be made as soon as possible prior to the event.

Click here to sign-up for a SOAR date listed above



Questions? Meet with us!

Staff in MassBay’s Virtual Q&A Center are ready to assist you from every week with any of the above steps!