Parson Days


Parson Days is the new student orientation at Snead State Community College. During Parson Days, students receive valuable information about advising, class registration, parking, student IDs, and campus engagement. Students are able to map their course to graduation.We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and will make a decision soon on whether orientation will be held online or on campus. In the meantime, you can find the dates below, and please be sure to complete your checklist. Before you can register for a Parson Days session, you'll need to make sure you complete all of the items on the checklist. Registration for Parson Days will open on July 1, 2020. For more information about Registration or Parson Day, contact the Student Services Office at studentservices@snead.edu. You may also call the Academic Success Center at (256) 571-0600.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where do I obtain information about New Student Orientation?

A:  Right here! At snead.edu/parsondays!

We will also be sending information by email and to your home address.

Q: Has Parson Days Orientation been cancelled for Summer 2020?

A: No, we still plan to host Parson Days Orientation during Summer 2020.

Q: What are the dates of Parson Days 2020?

A: There will be multiple sessions each day that you can register for July 23rd-28th

  • July 23, 2020:  8:45am and 3:45pm

  • July 24, 2020:  8:45am and 12:45pm

  • July 25, 2020:  8:45am and 12:45pm

  • July 27, 2020:  8:45am and 3:45pm

  • July 28, 2020:  8:45am and 3:45pm

Q: Will Parson Days be held on campus or online?

A: We continue to monitor the COVID-19 guidelines closely and will notify students within plenty of time of the method in which Parson Days will be conducted.

Q: When can I register for Parson Days?

A: You can begin registering on July 1, 2020. A link to register for Parson Days will be posted on this page.

Q: How do I register for Parson Days

A: There will be instructions for registering for Parson Days on our website once registration is open. You can find those on on the Parson Days Registration Page.

Q: What do I need to do before Parson Days?

A: We will send each student a Parson Days Checklist closer to Parson Days. In the meantime, please check the Parson Days Checklist Page and make sure you have completed all of these items.

Q: When can I register for Fall classes?

A: You will register for classes during Parson Days