Orientation FAQs

New Student Orientation

What is New Student Orientation?

The New Student Orientation Program is designed for new and transfer students in preparation for the upcoming school year. All resident students are required to stay in the residence halls during the New Student orientation program.

Students who participate in orientation will be better prepared to begin their academic career at Coppin State University. During orientation, we will answer your questions about academic, social and logistical matters before classes begin.

Is New Student Orientation Mandatory?

Yes, New Student Orientation is mandatory for all first year and transfer students. Register online at www.coppin.edu/orientation.

When is New Student Orientation/Welcome Week?

New/Transfer student orientation is January 20-21, 2015.

Do I need to check in for New Student Orientation?

Yes, check in begins at 8:00am in the James Weldon Johnson Auditorium. At check in you will receive your New Student Orientation welcome package including the schedule of events and other important information regarding Orientation and the upcoming school year.

I am a commuter/transfer student; do I need to attend New Student Orientation?

Yes, all new, transfer, commuter and those students who plan to live on campus must attend New Student Orientation.

Do I stay on campus during New Student Orientation?

No, you do not stay on campus during your selected Orientation date.

I am a resident student, when do I move into my room on campus?

All new/transfer undergraduate students move into their residence halls on January 20, 2015.

• Where can I find a schedule of events that take place during each New Student Orientation?

The schedule is available on the New Student Orientation site.

I attended the SASA Summer Program. Do I still have to attend Orientation/Welcome Week?

Yes, you must attend because not all of the information will be the same from the SASA Summer Program.