New Student Orientation


January 15-17

January 15-16: 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

January 17: 9 - 11 a.m.

Call today to make your appointment to register: 800-735-8418 ext. 2223, or 2270 or (307) 855-2223 or (307) 855-2270


New Student Orientation is your ticket to a great semester at CWC. Earn academic credit while you learn college survival skills. This is a great way to network, find your way around campus, and make new friendships that last a lifetime. Best of all, when classes begin— you're all settled and ready to start.

This class is an alternative to the five-week course offered during the semester. Please be prepared for 2 1/2 intensive days.



Before NSO starts

  • Register for classes if you haven't already!
  • Take the Compass exam if you need to.

The schedule:

  • New Student Orientation officially begins at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, January 15. Students should check in any time between 8 - 9 a.m.
  • Weekend activities
  • Classes start Tuesday, January 21.

A sample of the sessions offered, include: 

  • How Not to Act in Class
  • How is College Different from High School?
  • How Do You Learn Best?
  • Help, Assistance, and Campus Resources
  • Computer sessions to access your personal student information
  • Fulfill your UNST requirement

How do I sign up for New Student Orientation?

Contact an advisor to sign up.


Can I bring anybody?
Students are welcome to bring up to two parent/family members on the morning of Wednesday, January 15.

More Questions?
Call Jason Harris, Academic Advising, 855-2270, or by Email.
Call Lisa, Academic Advising, 855-2223, or by Email.

To register for NSO you must have completed the following:

  • Current application for admission.
  • Up-to-date official transcripts (high school and college) sent to CWC Registration and Records Office.
  • ACT/SAT or Compass test scores**.


At NSO, Discover what CWC has to help you succeed.

  • Study skills
  • Classroom/instructor expectations
  • Instructional technologies
  • Time management and stress management
  • Student services and resources
  • Campus tours
  • Fulfills UNST requirement for all degrees
  • Friendships lasting a lifetime

*Must attend all three days to obtain one credit.
** Compass exams are available on campus

CWC Admissions Office
Administrative Wing AW160
Email: Admissions


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