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  • COVID-19 Update: Remote Operations in Effect


    Until further notice, CSU Pueblo is serving our students and the public in a remote model.

Frequently Asked Questions

Below is a list of frequently asked questions concerning ThunderWolf Welcome 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 ThunderWolf Welcome Day beginning March 1, 2019. The links to register are available at


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

    ThunderWolf Welcome Days will be held:

    • More information will be released in the coming months about our two in-person orientation dates that will take place in August.
    • If you have any questions please contact the Office of Student Engagement and Leadership at (719) 549-2151.

    How long do the in-person ThunderWolf Welcome Days last?

    Check-in will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the day will end around 4 p.m. 


    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. There is a small fee for Pack Family Orientation.


    Do my parents have to go to orientation with me?

    No, they do not have to attend,however, parents and family members are welcome to come along and participate in ThunderWolf Welcome. In fact, we've developed the Pack Family Orientation Program to provide information commonly sought by family members and other guests. These sessions are conveniently scheduled when students are attending other sessions and participating in group meetings and social activities. Please note that there is a small fee for Pack Family Orientation and it does require a separate registration. To register for Pack Family Orientation, visit


    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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