Colorado State University - Pueblo hosts prospective students, parents at Discover Day

Colorado State University - Pueblo hosts prospective students, parents at Discover Day

PUEBLO – More than 200 new first-year and transfer students and their parents from Arizona, California, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Nebraska, Texas, Washington and Wyoming and all over the state of Colorado will take their first steps to enroll for the Fall 2011 semester at Colorado State University-Pueblo as part of  Discover Your CSU-Pueblo Visit Day on Friday (March 11). 

Students have an opportunity to register for classes, obtain student IDs, check their financial aid status and receive their financial aid and scholarship awards, take a campus tour, complete a housing contract, and learn more about student life.  Participants also will attend an academic information session to learn more about the specific requirements of that particular major and to meet their first-year advisor. Parents will attend a parent session to learn more about what’s available to their students. 

Transfer students will participate in a Transfer Student Session in the morning and meet with a faculty advisor to register for classes. The cheerleaders and dance team will perform in the morning, while the ThunderWolves mascot also will make an appearance.

After a welcome by Interim President Julio Leon, students will attend sessions on athletics, financial aid and scholarships, registration, housing, and student life.  Students can register for fall classes, receive their financial aid and scholarship award if their file is complete, complete a housing contract and take a housing tour, including rooms in the new residence hall complex.  Students are encouraged to be accepted for admission to take full advantage of all that’s offered during the day. An activity/information fair also will introduce prospective students to opportunities. 

Students can check out the new Student Recreation Center, and tours of the new Academic Resource Center, which is still under construction, will be offered. Registration begins at       8:15 a.m. in the Occhiato University Center with events running through 2 p.m.

Colorado State University - Pueblo is a regional, comprehensive university emphasizing professional, career-oriented, and applied programs. Displaying excellence in teaching, celebrating diversity, and engaging in service and outreach, CSU-Pueblo is distinguished by access, opportunity, and the overall quality of services provided to its students.