ROAR Orientation is a requirement for all new undergraduate students entering Columbus State University. Please be sure you are registered for the correct program. In-Person Orientation is ONLY for Traditional Freshman, and Virtual Orientation is ONLY for Non-Traditional and Transfer students.

Please note the following:

  • All students are required to complete the Online Pre-Orientation Modules prior to attending their scheduled ROAR Orientation Session.
    • Online Pre-Orientation Modules are done through CougarView, the CSU Learning Management System. You will have access to the Online Pre-Orientation Modules at least a week prior to your scheduled in-person session.
  • VIRTUAL ORIENTATION COST: All online registrations must be completed with a registration fee of $50.00/per student. You will be prompted to complete payment at the end of this registration process. Please have a credit card available.
    • This applies to all summer admit students and all non-traditional and transfer fall admit students as well.
  • IN-PERSON ORIENTATION COST: All online registrations must be completed with a registration fee of $85.00/per student and $50.00 for up to 2 guests. You will be prompted to complete the payment at the end of this registration. Please have a credit card available.
    • This applies to all fall admit traditional students