About Us

Mission Statement:

New Student Orientation supports the successful transition of incoming students to the University of Northern Colorado through a collective effort of the campus community.


Student Objectives and Learning Outcomes:

Program Objectives:

  • New Student Orientation will provide programming and resources to support students’ successful transition to UNC.
  • New Student Orientation will provide students opportunities to connect with the UNC community.
  • New Student Orientation will create an environment for students begin to form friendships with other new students.

 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will identify resources available at UNC to address common challenges faced by new students during the transition to college.
  • Students will recognize their roles and responsibilities in and outside the classroom to become a successful member of the UNC community.
  • Students will report ways to get involved on campus that are meaningful to them.
  • Students will identify the basic academic requirements to successfully complete their degree.

 

Parents & Support People Objectives and Learning Outcomes:

Program Objectives:

  • New Student Orientation will make parents more knowledgeable about what UNC provides to support their students’ successful transition to college.
  • New Student Orientation will provide parents opportunities to connect with the UNC community. 
  • New Student Orientation will provide information to help parents adapt to their new role as a parent of a UNC college student.

 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Parents will identify resources available at UNC to address common challenges faced by new students during the transition to college.
  • Parents will recognize their student’s roles and responsibilities in and outside the classroom as a member of the UNC community.
  • Parents will understand how FERPA relates to them.
  • Parents will identify the basic academic requirements for their student to successfully complete their degree.