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Parents & Family Members

Pack Family Orientation

We value our ThunderWolf families and know that you provide a very important role in the success of your college student.  It’s important to us that families understand ways they can support their student throughout their college experience.  In conjunction with New Student Orientation, we will offer special programs for family members to learn about available resources and services for students. 

Pack Family ThunderWolf Welcome Days

All incoming freshman and first year students are required to complete Pack Preview Online Orientation before September 30, 2018.  They can access the online orientation through their PAWs account.

Additionally, students may attend an optional in-person ThunderWolf Welcome Day to engage with faculty, staff, and other new students.  We also offer a Pack Family ThunderWolf Welcome Day for family members to engage with faculty, staff, and learn about resources available on campus.


    How much does Pack Family ThunderWolf Welcome Day cost?

    Registration is $20.00 per Adult 

    This year, we are offering ThunderPup Kids Camp for kids ages 5 to 13.  Registration for ThunderPup Camp is $30.  Kids will participate in camp activities in the Student Recreation Center.  All camp staff is composed of professional educators, student-athletes, and college students with a background in recreation and working with youth. These staff members are selected for their experience, skills and enthusiasm. Camp staff emphasizes in camper's having fun, learning, and displaying sportsmanship. Each member of our camp staff are trained to provide campers the best experiences possible, and must pass a criminal background check before being offered employment!  

    Registration for kids ages 4 and under is $20.  Kids will be with their parent throughout the day.  The fee covers a kids pack, t-shirt and lunch in the Pack Cafe. 


    When are Pack Family ThunderWolf Welcome Days?

    There are three in-person Pack Family ThunderWolf Welcome Days over the summer.  The Dates and times are listed below 

    • June 22, 2018
    • July 20, 2018
    • August 18

    What does the fee cover?

    Each participant will receive a welcome bag, t-shirt, and other CSU-Pueblo gear.   Fees also include lunch in the Pack Cafe, the cost of printing and other administrative costs.

    How do i register?

    You can sign up to attend an in-person ThunderWolf Welcome Day beginning March 1, 2018. The links to register are available at


    Is Pack Family Orientation mandatory?

    No, it is optional, but we have some great programs planned for parents and family members.

    Why should I attend Parent and Family Orientation?

    We understand that you play an important role in your student’s success. Parent and Family Orientation is your opportunity to become familiar with all things CSU-Pueblo as you support your student through their transition.  You will meet and talk with the faculty and staff behind the services and resources that will play an important role in your student’s CSU-Pueblo experience. You will also receive valuable tips about what it means to be a CSU-Pueblo Family member and the ways that you can be most helpful to your student during this transition and beyond.  

Pack Family Online Orientation

Coming Soon!  Family members will be able to participate in an optional online orientation.  Please check back soon.  

Travel and Visitor Information

Since many of you are traveling from other parts of the state and the country, we have put together information that we hope you find useful. If you have questions about the Pueblo area please feel free to call the Office of Student Affairs at 719.549.2586.

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