Welcome to CCS!
Once you have applied to CCS, you'll have access to your personalized Student Portal. Find details about the status of your application, exciting campus events, news and updates on majors and information about housing, orientation and much more.
How to use the CCS Portal - Admitted Students
How to Access the CCS Student Portal - Deposited Students
New Student Orientation Schedule
All incoming freshmen and transfer students are required to attend New Student Orientation.
International New Student Orientation
Thursday, January 9, 2020
International Student Services
New Student Orientation
Friday, January 10, 2020
Auditorium, Walter B. Ford II Building
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Questions regarding Orientation can be directed to the Office of Student Affairs at 313.664.7879.
What You'll Do At Orientation
- Get your student ID and parking pass (you’ll have trouble accessing parking and classrooms without them)
- Enjoy lunch with fellow students
- Meet your department chair
- Confirm your class schedule with Academic Advising and Registration
- Overview of support/success services on campus
- Have chances to win CCS swag
- Tour campus so you’ll know where to go for classes
- Meet new people and make new friends
The following departments have a personal laptop computer requirement for incoming undergraduate students:
- Communication Design (Graphic Design)
- Advertising Design
The laptop requirements & recommendations provides the recommended Apple or Windows PC minimum hardware configurations and software requirements.
New and Transfer Students
Wednesday, January 8
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sunday, January 12
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
For more information on moving and what to bring visit the moving in page.
Once you are accepted to the College for Creative Studies, the International Student Services Office (ISSO) will assist you in obtaining your student visa to attend the College.
To attend CCS, you will be sponsored on an F-1 Student Visa. In order to apply for your F-1 visa, the ISSO requires these additional documents.
- Statement of Financial Feasibility
This is a bank statement documenting current, available funds. In order to apply for an F-1 visa, you will have to be able to demonstrate that you have sufficient funds at your disposal to cover the all-inclusive estimated cost of attendance at CCS for one entire academic year. You can learn more about the estimated cost of attendance, here. You are allowed to subtract your scholarship from the estimated cost of attendance.
- Affidavit of Support
If your Statement of Financial Feasibility is in someone else’s name, such as a parent or relative, then that person will have to complete an Affidavit of Support. ISSO will provide this document.
You must provide a copy of your passport information page to ISSO.
- Visa Information Form
ISSO will provide this document for you to complete.