First-Year Student Orientation

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​Congratulations on your choice to become a CU Denver Lynx! We look forward to welcoming you into our dynamic and inclusive academic community.

New Student Orientation is designed to provide incoming students and their families with the information they need to have a purposeful and successful transition into the CU Denver social and intellectual community and culture.

NOTE: If you do not see dates available please check back on your Application Status Page within 24-hours.

Orientation Requirement

All new students are required to complete New Student Orientation. The orientation requirement is a two-part process. Part one is Academic Success Day (Advising/Registration) and part two is Student Success Day (Resources/Engagement). Please use the accordion below for more details about the process for your specific start term. 

Get Started and Sign Up for Orientation

  1. Reply to their Offer of Admission. You cannot sign up for orientation until you reply to your offer!
  2. To sign up for orientation, log into your application status page and click on the NextSteps Checklist, "
    Sign Up for New Student Orientation"

    SLATE NSO Portal

Family & Guest Orientation 

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