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  • COVID-19 Update: Campus open to public Monday through Friday, 9AM-12PM and 2PM-5PM.


    As of July 6, campus services are available in person and in remote format. Visitors must follow the signs to health screening upon arrival.

Frequently Asked Questions

Below is a list of frequently asked questions concerning in-person New Student Orientation and visiting CSU-Pueblo. If you have additional questions please contact the Office of Student Engagement and Leadership.


    Do I need to complete an orientation program?

    Yes! As a new CSU-Pueblo student, you are required to complete Pack Preview Online Orientation. It is also highly recommended that you attend an in-person ThunderWolf Welcome Day held during the summer. If you do not complete Pack Preview Online Orientation you will not be able to register for Spring 2020 Classes.


    Where do I go to access the Online Orientation?

    After you have paid your enrollment deposit please allow up to 72 hours for the online orientation program to appear in your student PAWs account. It is titled "Pack Preview Online Orientation". If you have issues accessing the online orientation after 72 hours, call 719-549-2151 for further assistance.

    How do I sign up to attend an in-person ThunderWolf Welcome Day?

    You can sign up to attend an in-person New Student Orientation Welcome Day soon! Links to register will be available soon at


    What are the dates for the in-person ThunderWolf Welcome Days?

    New Student Orientation dates will be held:

    • August 22nd & August 23rd
    • There will be two separate sessions held on the above dates.
      • Saturday, August 22nd: Session A (8am - 12pm)
      • Saturday, August 22nd: Session B (2pm - 6pm)
      • Sunday, August 23rd: Session A (8am - 12pm)
      • Sunday, August 23rd: Session B (2pm - 6pm)
    • Registration information will be available soon at
    • If you have any questions please contact the Office of Student Engagement and Leadership at (719) 549-2151.

    How long do the in-person New Student Orientation days last?

    Check-in times will vary depending on the session you choose to participate in.

    • Session A check-in will begin at 7:45am with the day ending around Noon
    • Session B Check-in will begin at 1:45pm with the day ending around 6pm

    What will I learn by completing Pack Preview Online Orientation?

    By completing an orientation program you will learn:

    • Where to find valuable resources on campus, such as tutoring, health services (flu shots, cold and flu treatment, etc…), dining services, and other academic resources. You will also learn where your classes will be held.
    • About the Student Code of Conduct (these are official university rules that must be followed by all students) and about Title IX (sexual assault/harassment) policies and resources.
    • How to get involved with student organizations, outdoor pursuits, club sports, intramurals, and more!
    • How to be a successful college student.

    Why would I want to attend an in-person ThunderWolf Welcome Day if I have to complete online orientation?

    By attending an in-person session you will be given the opportunity to meet and network with faculty and staff in your specific academic college, you will meet current students that will be a valuable resource for you during your time at CSU-Pueblo, you will be able to physically see the classrooms where your classes will be held, you will meet other new members of the PACK, and you will feel much more comfortable on the first day of classes.


    How much does orientation cost?

    Orientation is paid for as part of your enrollment deposit. If you have not paid your enrollment deposit yet, click here. If you choose to attend an in-person ThunderWolf Welcome Day there is no cost to attend the information sessions. Continental breakfast is provided at no charge and lunch is included in the Pack Cafe.


    Do my parents have to go to orientation with me?

    Parent & Family Orientation will look a little different for this years parent and family members than it has in the past. To limit the number of guests on campus, we will not be hosting any in-person dates. We will be creating on online version of orientation for our parent and family members to participate in. The online sessions will provide parent and family members with the same information they would receive at an in-person date. More information will be sent out regarding registration for Parent & Family Online Orientation in the coming weeks.


    When can I sign up for classes and who do I need to talk to for that?

    After you have been admitted to the university and have paid your enrollment deposit, you will receive a link to complete your Registration Authorization Form (RAF), which is the first step in creating your schedule. You should complete your RAF as quickly as possible and you will be contacted by your advisor shortly after you have submitted it to arrange your class schedule.

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Campus Safety: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We have a number of individuals working on a plan to ensure that we are prepared to take care of our students and employees in the event our campus is directly impacted by the coronavirus.

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