Check In (Students and Parents)9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.Student Union
Welcome to CCU! All new students should check in with Winter Welcome Staff at the Student Union. If you are living on campus, the Residence Life staff will be available to hand out room keys, introduce you to your Resident Assistant, and help you move your belongings into your room. Service Central will be open from 8:00am-5:00pm to get your school ID. Security will also be open to get your parking permit.
Bookstore Open (Students and Parents)9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.CCU Bookstore
Buy your books, get some great CCU gear, and make sure to use your discount! Campus Tour (Students and Parents)10:00 a.m.Meet at the Welcome Center
The Admissions staff will be on hand to take one more walk around campus with you. This is a good time to figure out where your classes will be located. Commuter Event (Students)11:00 a.m.Meet in the Student UnionCommuters, enjoy a free latte, Frappuccino, or coffee on us as you get to know other commuter students and leaders, and hear about ways to get involved on campus! Then, head over to lunch together.
Welcome Lunch (Students and Parents)12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.Dining Commons
Please join us for lunch in the Café. Note: Lunch will be deducted from your student meal plan. Friday's lunch for your family and guests is free of charge. Any other meals provided by CCU will be listed below. If a meal is not listed you will need to make your own plans.
University Welcome and Dedication Service (Students and Parents)1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.Beckman 202/210
CCU’s Student Life Staff will welcome you as the newest members of the CCU family. Campus Ministries staff will lead a service of dedication. You won’t want to miss it!
A Parent's Perspective (Parents)3:00 p.m. - 4:00p.m.Beckman 202/210
Hear first-hand about what to expect for your student at CCU. The Vice President for Student Development will also give you some tips on sending your student off to college.
Coffee and Community (Students)3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.Student Union
Enjoy coffee and snacks, and learn from current students and transfers some helpful information about joining the CCU community.
New Student Dinner (Students)5:30 p.m.Student Union
The University Programming Council (UPC) will welcome you to the student body with one of our favorite things – free food! Current CCU students will be there to get to know you and enjoy a fun night of hanging out, then we’ll head over to cheer for the Cougars at the basketball games.
Men’s and Women’s Basketball Games vs. Metro (Students and Parents)5:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.Metro State Event CenterCome cheer for the Cougar basketball teams as they take on Metro – one of CCU’s biggest rivals! Admission to the game is free for new students and their parents/guests.
Bookstore Open (Students and Parents)9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.CCU Bookstore
Buy your books, get some great CCU gear, and make sure to use your discount! Service Project (Students)10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.Meet in the Student UnionJoin with students in a few hours of service—an important part of CCU’s community. Transportation and lunch is provided. Sponsored by the Life Directions Center.
All-Campus Communion (Students)7:00 p.m.Event Center
Join the student body for a time to dedicate the semester to the Lord through worship and communion. This is an amazing way to start your time at CCU!