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New Student Orientation

We couldn't be happier that you chose Regis as your college destination. You are about to embark on an incredible adventure where you'll experience new opportunities, push the boundaries of your imagination and challenge yourself to discover what kind of Regis Ranger you'll become. This is your chance to explore and experience. To reflect on who you are and what brought you here. To choose how you will make the most of your experience and where you want to go from here. Welcome to the Regis experience, where every moment, every memory you collect, matters.



COVID-19 Considerations: 

In order to prepare you for your Regis experience in a way that respects current social distancing guidelines, we have developed an enhanced and intentional orientation experience that incorporates online and in person experiences.

Students and families will be asked to participate in online Zoom modules in late July/early August. The first of which will kick off July 27th with a special on-line event, designed to introduce you to the Regis experience. Students will also be expected to participate in online sessions the week of August 3rd and August 10th.

Currently our on campus programming and move-in day schedule is moving forward and we will be incorporating as many health and safety precautions as possible. Details on parent and family involvement in orientation events will be provided pending guidance on social distancing and gathering.  Please watch for more information and additional details that will be shared soon.

2020 On-Campus Orientation

We’re excited to welcome all students entering Regis University in Fall 2020 to our community with On Campus Orientation Friday, Aug. 14 - Sunday, Aug. 16. 

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In a three-day period that will leave you excited and well-equipped for the collegiate journey that awaits, you will be introduced to the many resources, programs, and individuals that will support you and your family through the transition to college. Whether you are a first-year or a transfer student, New Student Orientation is an exciting opportunity to meet new students (most of whom feel a bit nervous and excited just like you), begin building new friendships, connect with faculty, figure out where your classrooms are, and begin to make a place for yourself at Regis. Along the way you’re going to learn something about our mission, glean some tips about being a successful student, eat a bunch of free food, figure out what “intramural sports” actually are, and get to hang out with Father President Fitzgibbons, S.J.

Orientation Events

All Student Virtual Orientation: 3 weeks of virtual orientation events beginning July 27

Commuter Welcome Home: Friday, August 15

First Year Resident Welcome Home and Move-In*: Saturday, August 15

On-Campus Orientation: Sunday, August 16

*Move-in assistance may be limited due to COVID-19 considerations. Additional information will be shared as soon as possible.

Events for Family Members 

This year, out of an abundance of caution, we will be delivering our Parent and Family orientation through a series of live online panels. These panels, consisting of administrators, staff and faculty, are designed to introduce you to the people and resources at Regis that will be supporting you and your student through their college experience. It will be a great opportunity to get to hear from representatives from Academics, Campus Safety, Counseling, Diversity and Equity, the First Year Experience, Care and Conduct, University Ministry and others whose programs are committed to your student’s success. The schedule for these sessions can be viewed in the Orientation Schedule. Information about registering for these sessions will be forthcoming.

Nearby Hotels and Places to Stay

Stay in comfort while you and your family are in town for orientation. We offer a comprehensive list of hotel recommendations, many of which offer discounts to Regis students and families. 

First Tracks Pre-Orientation Experience

Get a taste of all that Colorado has to offer as part of our First Tracks pre-orientation experience! First Tracks is open to all first year Regis College, Nursing first tear and transfer students.

Resources for Commuter Students

Have questions about being a commuter student? Learn about all of the resources that are available to you as a Regis commuter and how our Commuter Assistants can help Regis feel like home.

Frequently Asked Questions

Since New Student Orientation is crucial for a student's success at Regis, we require it for ALL new students. It is very important for students to be here to check in for their appropriate Welcome Home and participate in the activities throughout the weekend.

No, but there are many shuttle/bus options that students can use. The RTD light rail also recently opened to provide transportation from the airport to Union Station. More information on the light rail and the RTD schedule can be found here.

Parking fees during Orientation Weekend are waived. Students and families parking on campus before or after orientation should pay for their parking using the parking kiosks or ParkMobile App. More information about parking on campus can be found on our Transporation and Parking page. 

All students that intend to park their vehicles on campus during the school year will need a parking permit. Information about obtaining a parking permit can be found at


Dress for orientation weekend is casual. Shorts or jeans are appropriate for most events.

The Ranger Station Bookstore is located in Regis Square and is generally fully stocked for the start of a new semester three weeks before classes start. Visit the Ranger Station page for details on hours and how you can reserve your books.

Beat the crowds in the Bookstore during orientation and order your textbooks in advance and have them ready for “pick-up” at the Bookstore. The time saved purchasing your textbooks in advanced will give you time in the Bookstore during orientation to purchase lots of Regis gear. This will allow you to be ready to start your Fall classes with all of your required textbooks on the first day of your classes. Make sure to bring a copy of your class schedule, as it will enable bookstore staff to assist you in finding and purchasing your required course materials.
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Want to win some great prizes during orientation?

How are you spending your summer? Want a chance to win some great prizes during orientation? Follow these three simple steps to win!

Step 1: Follow Regis on social media to stay in the know about our community, alerts and prize giveaways
Step 2: Share a photo of your social distancing summer adventures and your patch using #RegisFYE by August 10
Step 3: Three winners will be chosen at random and receive a Regis-inspired prize!

Check-In and Contact Information

Commuter Student Check-In:
Student Center Lobby

Residential Student Check-In:
Dorm specific, view the Move-In Day map

Questions? Contact:
Student Activities


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