New Student Orientation
Orientation at CC is designed to introduce students to all aspects of campus life—inside and outside of the classroom. Orientation is a required program for all new students.
Check the CC Bound web page often for details and updates.


NSO 2024: Parent & Family Orientation Schedule



8 a.m.–noon: Orientation Check-in for Students & Families
NSO Tent on Tava Quad, 14 E. Cache La Poudre St. 
All students and guests check in here first. (rain location: Armstrong Hall Lobby) 

8 a.m.–noon: New Student Move-in, Residence Halls Around Campus 
After check-in at the tent, proceed to your student’s residence hall (or Big 3 front desk) for move-in. Staff and student workers will be available to facilitate the move-in process. Please plan to unload your vehicle and then move it back to Ed Robson Arena Parking Garage for the remainder of the day. Please reference the traffic flow and parking map.

8 a.m.–1 p.m.: Taking Care of Business 
Various offices will be open for you to stop in and take care of business. 

11 a.m.–1 pm: Welcome Luncheon
NSO tent on 
Tava Quad, 14 E. Cache La Poudre St.
Students and families are invited to enjoy a picnic lunch.

1:30–2 p.m.: NSO College Welcome* 
Ed Robson Arena (849 N Tejon)
NSO officially kicks off with a welcome for all students, parents, and guests. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. 
This session is required for students. 

2–3 p.m.: Parent Resource Fair 
Ed Robson Arena Concourse (849 N Tejon)
Students will be excused to attend NSO required programming. Parents and guests are invited to explore resources from 30 campus offices and programs. Staff from each campus partner will be on hand to offer information and answer questions. When you are finished, make your way over to the Cornerstone Arts Center for afternoon programming and refreshments.

3–5 p.m.: Parent, Family, & Guest Programming
Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center, 825 N. Cascade Ave.
Choose sessions based on your interest and schedule. All breakout sessions take place within the Cornerstone Arts Center building. Breakout sessions details will be added here and available on site for your convenience.

Note: All parents of CC varsity athletes are asked to join a one-hour session with VP/Director of Athletics, Lesley Irvine from 4-5 p.m.

We invite you to relax and enjoy snacks while you connect with others throughout the afternoon programming. These will be available in Studio C and may be enjoyed throughout the Cornerstone Main Space. Please do not take food/drink into the theatre or classrooms. Thank you!

5:00 – 7:45 p.m.: Dinner, on your own with your student, or at Rastall Café, Worner Campus Center, Main Level. Enjoy dinner at Rastall or check out a local restaurant nearby; for dinner in Rastall, guests can show your wristband for free entry.

7 – 8:45 p.m.: Sweet Send-Offs, NSO Tent on Tava Quad (rain location: Armstrong Hall)
Students and their families/guests are invited to drop in for an evening sweet treat, meet other students and families, and say your final goodbyes. Plus keep your eyes open for your chance to take a photo with CC’s mascot, RoCCy! Students will attend a required meeting at 9 p.m. This concludes the Family Orientation Program.



There is no cost to participate in this free orientation day, but we do ask that
all guests register in advance


Get More Details

Information and answers to all your questions about summer to-do deadlines, coming to campus, move-in day, housing assignments, mail services, student accounts, orientation programming, and more can be found on the CC Bound website. Check these resources often as they will provide you with the most comprehensive information as you prepare to arrive on campus. Students and their parents (or other supporters they have indicated) will also receive emails throughout the summer with reminders about important deadlines and updates.
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