New Student

Friday, August 28, 2015- Sunday, August 30, 2015

Welcome New Blue Devils!

Freshmen! The CCSU Center for Advising and Career Exploration (CACE) will be contacting you in the next few months regarding your summer advising and registration days.

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, located in Davidson Hall, Room 103.

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                                     

Below are important dates, as you prepare for the Fall 2015 semester:

Wed., July 15, 2015      Health Forms Due

Wed., July 15, 2015      Tuition/Fees Due 

Fri., Aug. 28, 2015       First-Year Residential Student Move-in/Orientation

Sat., Aug. 29, 2015      First-Year Residential & Commuter Student Orientation

Sat., Aug. 29, 2015      International Student Orientation

Sun., Aug. 30, 2015      First Year and Commuter Orientation continues

Sun., Aug. 30, 2015      Returning and Transfer Students Move-in

Mon., Aug. 31, 2015     First Day of Classes

Tues., Sept.  1, 2015    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 28th (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 28th - Sunday, August 30th. Classes begin on Monday, August 31st.

Parents of Residential Students will stay on campus on Friday, August 28th until approximately 5:30 pm (Please do not leave any belongings in your student's room).

Click here for more important dates throughout the year.

Commuter Students

Commuter Students will come to campus on Saturday, August 29th for Orientation, with parents. Parents of Commuter Students will stay on campus on Saturday, August 29th until approximately 11:30 am.

Commuter Students will return to campus on Sunday, August 30th to continue Orientation. Parents of Commuter Students should not return on August 30th.

Click here for more important dates throughout the year.


The 2015 Parent Brochure will be posted here. Check back soon!

We look forward to seeing you in August!


Ramon Hernandez


Fall 2014 Orientation!