Topics covered in orientation include advising, class registration, campus resources, financial aid, and getting involved on campus. Take advantage of this opportunity to be connected with helpful resources and get a jump start on your next steps to get registered for courses.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and its ongoing impact, CCD has moved to a fully online new student orientation. To access our online new student orientation click on the button below and log into CCDConnect. Once you are logged into the student portal, click on CCD Orientation announcement presented in red.
Studies show if you attend orientation programs and other first-year experience courses, you will have greater success while in college. College is an investment of time and money—you want to get the most you can out of the college experience and orientation will help you do that.
Orientation is mandatory for all F1 students. Please register now! Refer to your final acceptance letter for details on the location/date/time of the mandatory International Orientation. Only one International Orientation is offered per semester, so please be sure to register for and attend the correct session. Please contact International@ccd.edu.
Orientations fill to capacity very quickly; we encourage you to give yourself plenty of extra time to find our campus, park and walk to the orientation location.
Be Advised: We reserve the right to turn away any student who arrives more than 15 minutes late to orientation. If you arrive late, you will need to sign up for an upcoming orientation. All of the information is very important to your success as a student. You must complete your entire orientation session. You will be held accountable for your successful attendance.
No, orientation is free.
Yes, in order to have enough materials for everyone, we need you to sign up in advance. You may sign up online: My Orientation Reservation.
Be Advised: We reserve the right to turn away those who have not registered for the scheduled orientation session.
Yes, guests are welcome to attend orientation with you. Please let us know if you are bringing one or two guests for food and seating purposes. Guests are not permitted to enter the course registration labs to protect the privacy of other students.
Individual students should each be registered, but we strongly encourage the sponsor to contact Admissions@ccd.edu
View Google Maps to get directions to the 7th Street Garage. You can also refer to the Auraria Campus Map.
Please park in the 7th Street Garage, located on 7th & Lawrence Way, Denver, CO. Please ask for a parking validation upon arrival.
Students are encouraged to take the SuperStrong interest assessment and find educational and career pathways that fit their unique interests. For each pathway, we link your interests to careers, salaries, job outlooks and identify the skills and education level you'll need to meet your goals. After you complete your SuperStrong assessment, we encourage you to schedule an appointment with your academic advisor and declare your major.
Take this 10-minute survey to begin planning the next steps of your journey. This assessment tool will help you explore your academic path by aligning your strengths and interests with CCD's programs of study, allowing you to personalize your studies and choose a major that truly matches your interests.
SuperStrong is an exploratory tool used to increase your knowledge of life's possibilities and the pathways to achieve them.
Confluence Building, Room 115
800 Curtis Street
Denver, CO 80204
Campus Box 215
P.O. Box 173363
Denver, CO 80217