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 June 25, 2014, July 22, 2014 and August 14, 2014. Welcome Week is August 20-24, 2014; the first week of classes. Students who will be living on campus must contact Housing at 410.951.6300 to move in early on August 20, 2014 in order to participate and enjoy welcome week and all the festivities we have planned for you!

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 Saturday, August 23, 2014.

• 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.