New Student Orientation
Friday, August 26, 2016 - Sunday, August 28, 2016
Welcome New Blue Devils!
Freshmen! You will be contacted by the Center for Advising and Career Exploration (CACE) to attend the Central Starts Now Program and register for your fall classes.
On behalf of Central Connecticut State University, we would like to welcome you and your family to the University community. Throughout the three-day Orientation program, our staff and over 100 student volunteers (referred to as Orientation Leaders), will be on hand to assist you in the transition to University life.
Please use this Orientation website to find answers to all of your questions as you prepare to matriculate for the fall semester. Important announcements, updates, and messages will be posted here for your convenience. Orientation is coordinated by the Division of Student Affairs.
If we can help in any way during Orientation,as well as during the academic year, please stop by, call us at 860-832-1601, or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Below are important dates, as you prepare for the Fall 2016 semester:
Fri., July 15, 2016 Health Forms Due
Fri., July 15, 2016 Tuition/Fees Due
Fri., Aug. 26, 2016 First-Year Residential Student Move-in & orientation
Sat., Aug. 27, 2016 First-Year Residential & Commuter Student Orientation
Sat., Aug. 27, 2016 International Student Orientation
Sun., Aug. 28, 2016 First Year and Commuter Orientation continues
Sun., Aug. 28, 2016 Returning and Transfer Students Move-in
Mon., Aug. 29, 2016 First Day of Classes
Mon., Sept. 5, 2016 Labor Day - No Classes
*Please remember to waive health insurance by July 15th through Central Pipeline, if you have your own insurance.
First-Year Residential Students move in on Friday, August 26th (check your CCSU email account for specific instructions regarding move in times from Residence Life). Residential Students will stay on campus through the entire Orientation schedule of Friday, August 26th - Sunday, August 28th. Classes begin on Monday, August 29th.
Parents of Residential Students will stay on campus on Friday, August 26th until approximately 5:00 pm (please do not leave any belongings in your student's room).
Click here for more important dates throughout the year.
Commuter Students will come to campus on Saturday, August 27th for Orientation, with parents. Parents of Commuter Students will stay on campus on Saturday, August 27th until approximately 11:30 am while commuter students will continue with the Orientation Program until late Saturday night.
Commuter Students will return to campus on Sunday, August 28th to continue Orientation. Parents of Commuter Students should not return on August 28th.
We look forward to seeing you in August!