Now that you have made the decision to attend the Spring Valley campus, it is time to take the next step and attend New Student Registration (NSR) and New Student Orientation (NSO)!
During New Student Registration (NSR) you will learn about academic programs, courses required to complete your degree, meet with an academic advisor or college counselor, and register for classes.
Spring Valley is hosting virtual NSR events throughout the month of December and January.
Once you have completed the NSR process, all new students attending classes at the Spring Valley campus are required to register & participate in New Student Orientation (NSO).
NSO is when you will learn about campus life, student support services, participate in program specific orientations including Isaacson School Programs (Digital Media, Graphic Design, Professional Photography) & Veterinary Technology, strategies for your success and meet other students!
NSO will be held virtually on January 13. NSO will be free for all students this year.
To receive your invitation to NSR and NSO, click on the link below.
For this fall's orientation, all new Spring Valley students are required to watch each of the following videos. You'll then complete our short assessment to make sure you understand the basics.
SPRING VALLEY WELCOME/TOUR This video includes a message from Rachel Fritz, Campus Coordinator of Enrollment Services
BASECAMP 101 Learn how to access Basecamp, the student portal to all apps and resources you will need (includes the application to register for classes, financial aid, online payment center, & Canvas)
CMC Trail Map Learn about the three different learning experiences being offered this fall due to COVID-19 precautions
ACADEMIC ADVISING & DEGREE REQUIREMENTS Learn more about the courses you need to complete a degree and graduate
REGISTRATION Learn how to register for classes in Student Planning, which is found in Basecamp
FINANCING COLLEGE Learn how to pay for and finance your education
FINANCIAL AID If you plan on applying for financial aid (includes grants, scholarships or loans), please watch this video
New Student Registration (NSR) Frequently Asked Questions
When is New Student Registration (NSR)?
New Student Registration events will be scheduled throughout the month of December and January before classes begin on Monday, January 18. Click on the Register Now! button (above) to secure your date!
When is New Student Orientation (NSO)?
Orientation for all new students will be on Wednesday, January 13. NSO is required for all new students living on-campus or off-campus and will take place virtually.
How do I sign up for New Student Registration (NSR) and New Student Orientation (NSO)?
Click on the Register Now! button, select Spring Valley, and provide all of the requested information.
Choose Spring Valley, and provide all information needed and payment.
Do I have to attend New Student Registration (NSR) and New Student Orientation (NSO)?
Yes. All new incoming students are required to attend New Student Registration and Orientation. The material covered will be essential to your transition into Colorado Mountain College. This also applies to all students as well as transfer students.
When will I receive my New Student Registration Confirmation?
After you register for NSR online and your registration is processed, you will be sent a New Student Registration confirmation email. You will receive additional information, including a schedule or events, via email a week before arriving on campus.
When can I register for classes?
During NSR and when you have met with your advisor or college counselor you will then be able to register for your classes.
How do I get to Glenwood Springs?
All New Student Registration & Orientation events are being held virtually, so travel to campus is not required or recommended.
However, for students traveling to our campus from outside our area, there are a number of ways to get to Glenwood Springs. Please note mass/public transit schedules have changed due to COVID-19 restrictions. Contact the provider prior to booking or making reservations.
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: Epic Mountain Express 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: Rachel Fritz at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What should I bring to New Student Registration (NSR)?
Be prepared with your 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 questions.