New Student Registration (NSR) Frequently Asked Questions

When is New Student Registration (NSR) and Orientation?

Please sign up…

January 14 & 15, 2016, sign up by January 11, 2016. NSR begins Thursday, January 14 at 8:30 am and ends Friday afternoon around 2 pm.

Students living on campus will be able to move into the Residence Hall on January 13, 2016, from 6 pm to 10 pm.

Orientation for all students start on Friday afternoon at 3 pm, with check-in at 2:30 pm.

How do I sign-up for New Student Registration (NSR)?

Please register online. Choose Spring Valley, and provide all required information and payment.

Do I have to attend New Student Registration (NSR)?

Yes. All incoming students are required to attend one of the three Registration sessions followed by Orientation on Friday, August 21. 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 Orientation fee includes your food and housing during Orientation and covers the sessions and services utilized. The $145 Orientation fee (for those allowed to live off campus) does not include lodging during Orientation.

The fee also covers all the Welcome Week events and activities that take place during the first week of the spring semester, January 18-22.

How do I pay for New Student Registration?

Pay on-line when you register with a credit card

When will I receive my New Student Registration Confirmation?

After you register for NSR online and your registration is processed, you will be sent an NSR confirmation email.

When can I register for fall classes?

You will register for fall classes when you attend your NSR. You will meet with an advisor, and register.

May my family come too?

New Student Registration is open to all family members. The fees are $40 for the first guest and $30 for each additional guest (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), Eagle-Vail (EGE) or Grand Junction (GJT) and rent a car or take a shuttle.

Shuttle: Colorado Mountain Express runs from Denver west to Glenwood Springs and can also be picked up in EagleVail and Aspen airports. Grand Junction is the only location that 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, immunization records and financial aid awards and admissions correspondence if you have any questions.

Make sure to bring a bathing suit for the Hot Springs on Thursday night.

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

Guests will be required to stay at a hotel during this time.

Vicky Valentine
Admissions Counselor