Parent Booklet


Residential Students: August 26, 27 & 28/Commuter Students: August 27 & 28

Orientation Registration for August 26-28, 2016

Welcome New Blue Devils! We are very excited that you have decided to join the CCSU campus community and hope you will find the information provided useful to you.

This website is designed to offer you the necessary tools to ease your transition to college life at CCSU and to assist you in preparing for our Orientation Program. Throughout the three-day Orientation program, our staff and over 70 students, Orientation Leaders, will be on hand to assist you. Please use this Orientation website to find answers to your questions as you prepare to matriculate for the Fall semester. 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


Ramón Hernández, Associate Dean for Student Affairs

Important Dates:  
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 p.m. (please do not leave any belongings in your student's room).


Commuter Students

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 a.m. 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!

Click here for more important dates throughout the year on the CCSU Master Calendar.