New Student Registration Frequently Asked Questions

When is New Student Registration (NSR) and New Student Orientation (NSO)?

New Student Registration – January 11-12, 2018

Those students who will be living in the residence hall will move in Wednesday evening, January 10. NSR will begin the afternoon of the 11 and will continue until trough the afternoon of Friday, January 12. Students must RSVP by January 6.

On-campus lodging is not available in the residence hall for guests during this session. There is a fee associated with NSR/O.

New Student Orientation  – January 12-13-14

New Student Orientation introduces students to campus resources, strategies for success in college, and opportunities for fun.  All students who plan to reside in the residence hall are required to attend NSO, January 12-13-14, 2018.

How do I sign up for New Student Registration?

Choose Spring Valley, and provide all information needed and payment.

Do I have to attend New Student Registration?

Yes. All incoming students are required to attend one of the three registration sessions followed by orientation the weekend before classes. The material covered will be essential to your transition into Colorado Mountain College (i.e. placement tests, information on campus resources, advising, and fine tuning fall class schedules, etc.). This also applies to transfer students.

What is the fee for?

The $175 fee charged for Orientation includes your food and housing during registration and covers the sessions and services utilized. It is mandatory for students living in the residence hall.

If you choose to stay at a local hotel, the fee is $145.

The fee also covers all Welcome Weekend events and activities during the weekend before the spring semester begins, January 12-14, 2018.

How do I pay for New Student Registration?

Provide Credit Card information when you register online to attend the NSR session.

When will I receive my New Student Registration Confirmation?

After you register & pay for NSR online and your registration is processed, you will be sent a New Student Registration confirmation.

When can I register for fall classes?

During NSR and after you have met with your advisor, you will register for your classes. Payment is due on the day you register, January 12, 2018.

Can my family come too?

New Student Registration is open to all family members. For guests staying at a hotel, the fee is $40 for the first guest and $30 for each additional guest. The fee includes meals.

How do I get to Glenwood Springs?

Air: You can fly into Denver (DEN) and rent a car or take a shuttle or fly into Aspen (ASP), EagleVail (EGE) or Grand Junction (GJT) and rent a car or take a shuttle.

Shuttle: Colorado Mountain Express (CME) runs from Denver west to Glenwood Springs. CMC also serves the EagleVail and Aspen airports. Grand Junction is the only location where a shuttle is not an option. If further directions are needed, please contact me: Vicky Valentine at

What should I bring to New Student Registration?

Bring any SAT or ACT scores, copy of college transcripts or AP scores earned after you were admitted to CMC, personal scholarship information, and financial aid awards, and admissions correspondence if you have any.

Will I be able to choose my roommate for New Student Registration?

You will not be able to choose your roommate for the spring 2018 semester.

Can my guests stay on campus with me during New Student Registration?

Guests are not able to stay on campus during NSR; they are required to stay at a hotel.

What if I can’t attend any New Student Registration Session due to extenuating circumstances?

This is a very rare occurrence. We try to space the NSR sessions throughout the summer to accommodate everyone’s schedule. We even have an NSR session scheduled right before classes start. If you feel you cannot attend any of the sessions, please contact Vicky Valentine Admissions Counselor at 970-947-8276, or