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New Student Orientation 

Welcome to CU Denver!

You made an excellent choice in deciding to attend the University of Colorado Denver. We look forward to welcoming you into our dynamic and inclusive academic community. New Student Orientation is designed to help you make the best possible transition to the University. 

Participating in orientation is a great way to learn the things you need to know for your first semester at CU Denver, downtown campus.​


New Student Orientation
New Student Orientation is a great program designed to help first-time freshmen students make a smooth transition into the university.

Orientation Dates
Admitted Summer 2016 
Freshman students:

  • AFTER March 21, 2016 please email to get signed up for online orientation. You will not be able to sign up for New Student Orientation prior to March 21st.
Admitted Fall 2016 
Freshman students:

  • April 22
  • May 6, 20, 25, 27
  • June 3, 8, 10, 17, 24
  • July 15, 29
NOTE: Our reservation system for summer orientations for Fall 2016 admits will not open until  March 21, 2016.
Parents & Family
Parents, students, and CU Denver all have a role in your student's success. We welcome parents to begin the college journey with their student by attending orientation. At orientation, parents will get answers to their questions​ and enjoy a comprehensive introduction to CU Denver.

CU Denver New Student Orientation • Phone: 303-315-LYNX 

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