First-Year Student Orientation

​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.

Orientation Requirement

All new students are required to complete New Student Orientation. The orientation requirement is a two-part process. Please use the accordion below for more details about the process for your specific start term. 

Get Started and Sign Up

Did you miss the Virtual Open House?

If so, click here to watch the recording. If you have any questions, email us at 


Housing & Dining Spotlight Session (4.11.22)

If you were unable to attend the spotlight session on Housing & Dining, please click here to watch the recording. 

Family & Guest Orientation 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)