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Traditional Student Orientation - Columbus State University


Summer Admit Traditional Student Orientation

Welcome to the Traditional Student Orientation. If you are a Freshman, please read and thoroughly follow the steps below to register. All students are required to attend a ROAR Virtual Session prior to enrolling in classes.

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

Summer Orientation opens: Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at 8 a.m.

How to Register for Virtual Roar Orientation
(Starting Classes Summer 2023)

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 Summer 2023 semester.
Step 2

Log into MyCSU and click "Students," then "Student Records" under Admissions, look for Orientation Registration, and click there. Complete the registration process and payment.

The dates are:

  • Wednesday, May 3 at 12pm & 5pm
  • Wednesday, May 31 at 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 Monday, April 3, 2023. *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.
Step 5
Attend your Zoom meeting in order to register for class, your hold will be released after you attend your zoom session.

Note: There are no refunds for the ROAR Orientation Program after registration and payment have been submitted.

If you need assistance, please contact us at 706-507-8593 or email us at

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