开始准备

取向 programs are free one-day programs for students and parents before classes begin. We welcome you into our koala family and give you tips and resources to get ahead and be successful the moment you step on campus.

Support for Your College Journey 

Read on for an orientation overview, 清单项目, details about your first-year experience, 和更多的. We're here to support you as you make this transition and beyond. Questions about what's next for you? 与线上澳博Student Success Team

Free 取向

期待什么

You'll get tons of helpful information from folks in financial aid, 住房, counseling services, student activities, 和更多的 so you feel prepared for college. You'll also meet professors, do icebreakers, and build community before classes. We'll have plenty of fun along the way with free lunch, music, cotton candy, and activities. 

Don't Miss a Beat 

Check these items off your list so you don't miss any important events, deadlines, or tips. 

Set Up Your Email

Check your email frequently so you don't miss important information throughout the summer.

  • Email address: firstname.lastname@my.smallchurchyouthministry.com
  • Password: Koala and the last four digits of your social (e.g. Koala1234)

下载应用程序

导航应用
Find the free app on Apple App Store or Google Play. Log in with your username and password (same as email). Take a brief survey before getting your summer orientation checklist.

画布上的应用
Find the free app on Apple App Store or Google Play to access your courses, submit your assignments, and connect with your 取向 Leader (OL) and other students.

Check out the Resource Guide

Spring 取向 Resource Guide

Direction to Start Strong

Mentoring you is in our DNA, and you'll feel the multi-layered support from day one. Work closely with an advisor to start your academic path strong.

Someone Who Gets You

You'll connect with a student success leader who's been in your shoes before. Discuss study skills and time management or even fun things to do on campus. 

Direction to Reach Your Goals

We'll walk alongside you, helping you to reflect on your strengths and passions and to create a four-year plan to reach your goals. 

Insights to Succeed

Get insights on topics like study skills, reading strategies, 测试以, and wellness at our recurring success socials. These workshops are offered all fall, multiple times a week. 

在此提供帮助 

Have more questions about 取向 and the First-Year Experience? Reach out to the Office of Student Success, and we'll connect you with even more resources.

First-Year Students: New Student 取向 Guide
Evening College Students: Get connected with Evening 哥伦比亚大学 Student Government Association or Evening CCSGA
在线 Students: Your personal advisor assigned by name will guide you through our online student orientation designed specifically for online students.

Email Student Success