Mission: New Student Orientation welcomes all incoming Lynx and their families, by creating a supportive, inclusive, and encouraging environment. NSO assists our diverse student population by ensuring a smooth transition through the academic, personal and social adjustments to life at CU Denver. Our programs are dedicated to helping students exceed their own expectations through graduation, all the while creating a community at CU Denver that feels like home.
Articulate academic requirements and expectations
Name campus resources specific to student
Identify a connection to CU Denver with peers, orientation
leaders, staff, and / or faculty and articulate how that connection has
impacted their transitional experience
Remain confident about their decision to attend
Learning – We share knowledge and foster student success through our
program and learning outcomes.
and Innovation – We foster a creative environment where we develop and
employ new ideas and technologies. We embrace change.
and Care of Mind, Body, and Community - We promote healthy lifestyles and
inform community members of resources available to them.
and Inclusiveness – We embrace the knowledge, skills, experience and identity
of each individual in our community.
– We respect each other and collaborate with honesty, integrity, and
openness for the common good.
and Integrity – We do what we say we will do and are committed to working
in an ethical manner.
Please note: New Student Orientation neither participate in nor condone any form of harassment or activity that demeans persons or creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive environment. As well as, Orientation does not discriminate on the basis of ability; age; cultural identity; ethnicity; family educational history; gender identity and expression; nationality; political affiliation; race; religious affiliation; sex; sexual orientation; economic; marital; social; or veteran status; or any other basis included in our university policies. (University Policies)