Fall 2024 Orientation

To best prepare you for CCS, New Student Orientation provides you with the information you need to know before coming to campus. New students will complete Pre-Orientation modules via our online Peacock Pride platform prior to our in-person New Student Orientation.

Pre-Orientation launches on Thursday, August 1, 2024.

New Student Orientation takes place in person on Monday, August 26, 2024 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET on the CCS campus.

All new students will be emailed in July to create their Peacock Pride accounts in preparation for Pre-Orientation. Additional information and instructions for accessing the Pre-Orientation content will be sent out on July 31, 2024.

Pre-Orientation and New Student Orientation are mandatory for all new, incoming students (first-time, transfer and International students). More information can be found in the following dropdown menus.

New Student Orientation (All Undergraduate Students)

Launching on August 1

The online Pre-Orientation provides an introduction to CCS and all it has to offer. Made up of video presentations, the online format is designed for new students to progress through the Pre-Orientation content at their own pace. Pre-Orientation topics include: financial aid, campus technology and information systems, campus safety, and more. Pre-Orientation modules will be available on August 1 and must be completed by New Student Orientation.


New Student Orientation

Monday, August 26, 2024
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET
In person at the Taubman Center, 11th floor GM Auditorium

New Student Orientation takes place on Monday, August 26. It is an exciting day that equips you with the tools you need in order to be successful at CCS. This is a chance for you to get to know your campus resources and fellow classmates. The Orientation session will include presentations from campus resources such as Academic Advising, the Center for Tutoring & Writing, Counseling + Wellness and more!

International Student Check-In
New International Student Check-In

Tuesday, August 27, 2024
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET

International students will complete Pre-Orientation online modules in August and attend both International Orientation and New Student Orientation. Meet other CCS
students and get settled into life on campus. Our staff will work with you to ease your
transition to CCS. More details will be shared as the date draws near. Plan to bring your I-20 or DS-2019 Forms, visa and passport.

Airport & Entry Information

Booking your flights? We recommend DTW, Detroit Metropolitan Airport, usually called “Metro Airport” or “DTW.” This is a major international airport located outside the city.

Pre-Departure PDF Guide

As a new student, you will have a pre-departure guide prepared for you. This useful reference will be emailed to you to help you plan for your move to Detroit. This document will be mailed to you ahead of your travel to CCS.

Introduction to International Student Resources

What: An “Introduction to International Student Resources” tutorial will be provided on the Peacock Pride portal. Please review this online tutorial before coming to CCS.
Questions can be directed to [email protected].

For more information contact the GEO at [email protected].

Questions about New Student Orientation?

Email [email protected] including “New Student Orientation” in the subject line.