Admissions

2015 Fall Orientation

New Students

New Student Orientation is a requirement for first-time, full-time students. It is an opportunity to begin the college experience with one of the most important events of a student's academic career.  The first week of classes will be packed with activities to make friends, meet the faculty and staff, listen to nationally-recognized speakers, and become familiar with campus resources.  

See the schedule below or print the orientation brochure.

Friday, August 14

Airport Pick-up, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m

Students may fly into Denver International Airport between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Friday. Faculty and staff will greet students at each terminal. The bus will arrive in Colby around 9 p.m. Please send full name, email address and flight information to charles.keefer@colbycc.edu.

 

Saturday, August 15

Buy textbooks and supplies at the campus bookstore.

Residence Hall Move-In, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Room assignments and information will be sent by email to individual students. Move in is conducted by the first letter of your last name at the times listed.
A-G: 8-10 a.m.
H-M: 10 a.m-noon
N-S: 1-3 p.m.
T-Z: 3-5 pm.

Offices Open, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Financial Aid, Bookstore, Student Accounts, Admissions, Registrar, IT, Student Services and Student Health

Student ID, 10 a.m. -4 p.m.

The library will be open to issue student ID’s during this time.

Campus Tours, 10-11 a.m.

If you have not been on a campus tour and would like one, please come to the Admissions Office at this time.

Pancake feed for the students.

Cafeteria Opens, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

All students living in the residence halls are welcome to join us in the cafeteria for brunch. Anyone not on the meal plan can enjoy a meal for only $5.30 per person.

Enrollment, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

If you are not currently enrolled in classes, please report to the Admissions Office for testing and advisement.

Financial Aid/Student Accounts Meeting, 1-2 p.m.

Cultural Arts Center
A mandatory meeting for all students receiving federal financial aid. You will receive important information. Parents, students, and family are welcome to attend this meeting. (Please attend either Saturday or Sunday session)

Parent Orientation, 3-4 p.m.

Cultural Arts Center
What can I expect from this new living situation for my son or daughter? What if a student becomes ill? Who do I contact if there is a family emergency? How can I check my student’s grades? Students Affairs staff will address these and other questions that parents/family members may have. (Please attend either Saturday or Sunday session)

Fun and Games, 3 p.m.

Outside the Residence Halls
Orientation balloon activityMeet new friends by playing games and having a blast! Sand volleyball tournament organized by Admissions and student ambassadors.

Swimming, 7 p.m

Free swimming at the Colby Aquatic Park!

   

Sunday, August 16

Church Pick-up, 8:30 a.m.

Transportation will be provided for students to attend church services throughout the area.

CCC student teaches fellow student to play pool.Financial Aid/Student Accounts Meeting, 1-2 p.m.

Cultural Arts Center
A mandatory meeting for all students receiving federal financial aid. You will receive important information. Parents, students, and family are welcome to attend this meeting. 

Parent Orientation, 3-4 p.m.

Cultural Arts Center
What can I expect from this new living situation for my son or daughter? What if a student becomes ill? Who do I contact if there is a family emergency? How can I check my student’s grades? Students Affairs staff will address these and other questions that parents/family members may have.

Offices Open, 1-4 p.m.

Financial Aid, Bookstore, Student Accounts, Admissions, Registrar, IT, Student Services and Student Health

Get your student ID at the library.Student ID, 1-4 p.m.

The library will be open to issue student ID’s during this time

Orientation Check-in, 3 p.m.

Cafeteria
Mandatory check-in for all new incoming students. Update your local information and receive a ticket for the sundae buffet! Following check-in there will be speaker on the lawn by the clock tower. You will also meet with your Student Success instructor and get to know your new classmates!

Residence Hall Meeting, 7 p.m.

Cultural Arts Center
This is a time to meet your neighbors and new friends. Your resident advisors (RA) will give you some important information about community living, expectations, and other things that will make your home on campus more pleasant.

SGA Activity, 8 p.m.

Cultural Arts Center
Student Government Associate will show a movie with popcorn and refreshments!

 

Orientation Week Activities -- for All Students!

All new and returning students are encouraged to attend the speakers' sessions and participate in activities.

Monday, August 17

Students play mud volleyball during orientation week.

First Day of Classes!

Laser Tag Tournament, 7 p.m.
Sign up available in the cafeteria and Admissions office. 

  

Tuesday, August 18

Community Block Party, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m

Outside of Student Union
An opportunity to learn about part-time jobs, churches, clubs and organizations at CCC, and local businesses in Colby. All students, faculty, and staff are welcome to join us for lunch.

Movie, 7 p.m.
Colby Cinema
Free admission when presenting a student ID.

 

Students at the Colby Bowl & Fun Center.Wednesday, August 19

Bowling, 8 p.m.
Colby Bowl & Fun Center (across the street from CCC)
$5.00 includes soda and pool

  

Thursday, August 20

Trojans Late Night, 9 p.m.
Student Union
Viva Las Vegas!

 

 

 

  

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