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New Student Orientation
for Parents

August 23-24, 2014 


Our New Student Orientation team, including many friendly and enthusiastic student helpers, looks forward to seeing you on campus in August! In addition to programming designed to help students begin their college experience successfully, we have special programming for parents, including a resource fair and informative conversations with both faculty and student life professionals, that begins on Saturday afternoon, August 23, 2014 and ends on Sunday, August 24, 2014 by 5 p.m. Please refer to the complete schedule for more information about the weekend.

Important Notes

Residence halls open at 8 a.m. on Saturday morning August 23, 2014.
Early move-in on Friday, August 22, 2014 is available on a limited basis. To request early move-in, contact Campus Activities at (719) 389-6800 or email

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CC Bound

CC Bound is our online orientation site for newly-admitted students. It contains all the background information and forms that students need in order to prepare for their arrival on campus. Please prompt your student to review these materials carefully, since the deadlines for submission of forms begin in June. A schedule of deadlines is included on the forms section of the site for your convenience.

Winter Start Students

Each year, as many as 40 students begin their Colorado College studies as Winter Start students. There is typically no particular reason why a student is offered winter rather than fall admission; however, we believe these students are uniquely prepared to use their semesters off productively. Winter start students begin their studies in January at the beginning of Block 5 with move-in and orientation occurring the week prior. Winter start students can expect to receive information about pre-registration and orientation in July.

New Student Sendoffs!

These alumni/parent hosted events are a great way to meet fellow parents and students from your area and hear about the successes of local alumni. See a list of events and register now!

Helpful Links

Mail for Students

[student name]
[WB #]
Colorado College
902 N. Cascade Ave.
Colorado Spgs., CO. 80946-[WB #]