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New Student Orientation

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. 

Learning Outcomes:

       ·       Articulate academic requirements and expectations

       ·       Name campus resources specific to student success

       ·       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 CU Denver​ 


       Learning – We share knowledge and foster student success through our program and learning outcomes.

       Discovery and Innovation – We foster a creative environment where we develop and employ new ideas and technologies. We embrace change.

       Health and Care of Mind, Body, and Community - We promote healthy lifestyles and inform community members of resources available to them.

       Diversity and Inclusiveness – We embrace the knowledge, skills, experience and identity of each individual in our community.

       Collegiality – We respect each other and collaborate with honesty, integrity, and openness for the common good.

       Leadership 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) ​

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1201 Larimer Street (1107)
Denver, Colorado

Contact Our Staff

Alicia Roybal
Assistant Director


Nicole Mettler
Operations Coordinator



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