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Non-Traditional Student Orientation

Welcome to the Non-Traditional Student Orientation!

A non-traditional student is defined a student who has been out of high school for more than 5 years or those transferring from another institution with less than thirty hours. Please read and thoroughly follow the steps below to register.

All students are required to complete a Non-Traditional Orientation session prior to enrolling in classes.

Once you have completed all required ROAR Orientation components and have attended your scheduled session, your academic advisor will then advise you on which classes to take during your first semester.

Spring Orientation opens Monday, October 17 at 8:00am


Starting Classes Spring 2023

How to Register for Non-Traditional ROAR Virtual Orientation

Please note: In order to be registered for a virtual orientation session, you have to complete the payment of $25.00 at the end of the registration process.

Step 1
On MyCSU, under Student Records, click on 'Advising Survey' to complete the advising survey. Once the advising survey has been completed, your advisor will reach out to you to confirm your schedule for the Spring 2023 semester.
Step 2

Log into your MyCSU and click 'Orientation' under Student Records OR click on the ROAR Orientation Notifications. Complete the registration process and payment. Please choose a virtual zoom session to attend while registering.

The dates are:

  • Wednesday, November 30: 12pm & 5pm
  • Tuesday, December 6: 12pm & 5pm
  • Thursday, December 15: 1pm & 5pm
  • Wednesday, January 4: 12pm & 5pm
  • Friday, January 13: 5pm
Step 3
Click on CougarVIEW (located in MyCSU) and find the ‘ROAR Orientation 2023’ Course. Select the course to access the modules. You will have access to the course after Friday, October 21. *Please note that it can take up to 48 hours for the course to appear on Cougarview. If you do not see it after 48 hours please contact us.
Step 4
Click on content. Complete all five modules. The 'ROAR Orientation 2023' modules will take no more than 1 hour to complete.

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If you need assistance, please contact us at 706-507-8593 or email us at orientation@columbusstate.edu

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