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Cuyamaca College Fitness Center: Orientation Information


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Orientation Information

First time students in the fitness center must complete the two-hour Orientation
prior to fitness center use. Returning students do not require an Orientation

Before attending an Orientation, a student must:

  1. Sign-up for an Orientation through their student Blackboard account. Student Blackboard accounts will not be available until Friday, January 25, 2013.


  2. Print out and complete an Orientation packet from student Blackboard account and have it completely filled out prior to arrival (minors need to have parent or guardian sign the forms). A translated form in Arabic is available as a reference, but all students MUST complete and sign the regular Orientation packet.


  3. Visit Health & Wellness Center (I -134) and get blood pressure and body composition checked and bring yellow form with you to the Orientation (office will not be available until January 28, 2013; M-TH 9:30-11:30 am;  3-5 pm). Student's must bring the completed yellow Health Center slip to the Fitness Center to complete this course requirement.

  4. If a student has a pre-existing health condition (heart surgery, orthopedic injury, uncontrolled high blood pressure, or any other reason preventing participation in a rigorous exercise program) they should have the medical consent form completed, signed, and stamped by a licensed medical doctor (MD). This form needs to be submitted to complete Orientation. It is available in the student's Blackboard container in the left margin.

  5. Bring Cuyamaca/Grossmont ID. No other form of ID will be accepted


  6. Arrive for Orientation in the Fitness Center (D-203) 10 minutes early

  7. No late arrivals!!! You will need to reschedule if you are late. 


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