New Student Orientation

The purpose of Orientation is to introduce you to CT State Norwalk and provide essential information that will prepare you for your first semester of classes. The Orientation is comprised of educational sessions, academic advising, and an information fair where you can learn more about student resources and departments across the College. Orientation also provides numerous opportunities to meet and connect with incoming and current students. It is our hope that you gain valuable information which will prepare you to succeed at CT State Norwalk.

Students entering CT State Norwalk for the first time are REQUIRED to attend a New Student Orientation.

Spring 2024 Orientation Date & Time

Registration for Orientation session will not be available within 24 hours of the session date. Please register early. 

New Student Orientation: Required for all new traditional students. 
Session I: Tuesday, January 16, 2024 @ 9AM (In Person)


Please email Student Activities with any questions or concerns.

Additional CT State – New Student Orientation Resources:

Whether you are a New, Transfer or Readmit student the New Student Online Orientation will provide you with information related to academic and campus resources as well as student support services that will help you acclimate to the college environment and get the most out of your college experience.

The deadline to complete CT State Community College – New Student Online Orientation is Friday, February 16, 2024.

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Students are still required to attend an CT State Norwalk on-site orientation session.

Orientation includes:

  • Essential information regarding your success at CT State Norwalk
  • Important details to help familiarize yourself with available campus resources
  • Opportunities to learn about succeeding in virtual learning and navigating student learning platforms and portals