New Student Orientation

Friday, August 26, 2016 - Sunday, August 28, 2016

Orientation Registration for August 26-28, 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 student_affairs@mail.ccsu.edu.                       

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.

Residential Students

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!


Ramón Hernández