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We are so excited for you to start your journey here with us. There are just a few steps you need to complete before starting classes, such as completing New Student Orientation (NSO).

Orientation Types

Online Experience

If this is your first time attending CSU Pueblo, you will need to complete our Online Orientation Experience. This program can be accessed from your PAWS account. If you don't see the link to our Online Orientation Experience in your PAWS account, please give us a call at (719)549-2151. Please allow at least 48 hours for the link to appear after paying your enrollment deposit. 

International Students

International Students have a separate orientation session through the Center of International Programs and Inclusive Excellence. This orientation is focused on community-building as an international student in a new city and also on answering any questions you have on transfer credit, financial aid, etc.

International Orientation

In-Person Orientation

Our in-person Orientation sessions are now closed due maximum capacities being reached. Questions, please call (719) 549-2151.

In addition to our Online Orientation Experience, we also have an In-Person Orientation Experience available for our incoming first-year students. We will host two in-person orientation dates in August! 

If you are a graduate student, please contact Sheila Young for information regarding in-person orientation. (719) 549-2923

  • Friday, August 20th 
  • Saturday, August 21st 


At Orientation, you will:

  • Meet fellow new students 
  • Meet with academic departments and professors
  • Find your classes in each building 
  • Learn about student services and how to get involved on campus 
  • Become familiar with campus

International students have other activities scheduled to answer specific questions on the international student experience.

Need assistance?

We strive to make our New Student Orientation (NSO) programs here at Colorado State University Pueblo an exceptional and pleasant experience for our incoming students and their guests.

Should you need any assistance reserving your tickets or have any questions regarding the orientation program, please don't hesitate to call the Office of Student Engagement and Leadership (719) 549-2151.

International Students can contact the Center of International Programs and Inclusive Excellence.

Spring 2022 Registration

Registration Opens October 18, 2021.

To register for Spring 2022 courses, students will need to meet with their academic success coach or faculty mentor, submit proof of vaccination or exemption, and self-register through Banner.

Vaccination Requirement and Exemptions

Student wearing face mask

The university's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy includes the COVID-19 vaccination unless an exemption is filed.

Student Engagement and Leadership


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