Incoming Students

Welcome Week Activitites

Welcome to CCS, we are so excited to have you join us! You are invited to Welcome Week - FREE events to help you acclimate to our school and neighborhood. We promise you will have fun!

Welcome Week activities will happen virtually or outdoors. All activities are open to all students: undergraduate, graduate, residential, and commuter! Contact the Student Engagement Manager at 313.664.7688 or at with any questions or concerns.

ACB = Art Centre Building
FC = Ford Campus
TC = Taubman Center
Need a map or visual reference? Check out our campus page.

Wednesday, August 26

Sculpture garden with tall building in background and yellow awnings

1 - 5 p.m. Campus Tours
Via the Peacock Pride portal, you will be able to register for your preferred date & time for a small-group campus tour. Student tour guides will show you around both the Ford Campus and the Taubman Center, and you will pick up your new student Welcome Bag & department t-shirt!

7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Virtual Game Night (Club Penguin) 

Thursday, August 27

Students drawing with chalk on the ford campus

9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Campus Tours
Via the Peacock Pride portal, you will be able to register for your preferred date & time for a small-group campus tour. Student tour guides will show you around both the Ford Campus and the Taubman Center, and you will pick up your new student Welcome Bag & department t-shirt!

11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Chalk Jam
Location: FC Oval

12 - 1 p.m. Virtual Tutors & Taters
Location: Zoom

3 p.m. Aerobics Underground Fitness Class
Location: FC Oval

7:30 p.m. Yoga in the Oval
Location: FC Oval
Connect with your mind, body, and fellow students! Join us outdoors in the Ford Campus courtyard (otherwise known as the Oval) for a guided, socially-distanced yoga practice. All fitness levels welcome! Bring your own mat.

9 p.m. Virtual Game Night
Location: Zoom

Friday, August 28

two people biking the Dequindre Cut

9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Campus Tours
Via the Peacock Pride portal, you will be able to register for your preferred date & time for a small-group campus tour. Student tour guides will show you around both the Ford Campus and the Taubman Center, and you will pick up your new student Welcome Bag & department t-shirt!

10 a.m. Yoga in the Oval
Location: FC Oval
Connect with your mind, body, and fellow students! Join us outdoors in the Ford Campus courtyard (otherwise known as the Oval) for a guided, socially-distanced yoga practice. All fitness levels welcome! Bring your own mat.

11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Chalk Jam
Location: FC Oval

1 pm Hula Hooping Contest
Location: FC Oval

2 p.m. How to be Print Ready in the Imaging Center
Location: Zoom

7 p.m. Detroit Bike Ride
Meet-up location: FC Oval
Join the Student Activities Board on a guided bike trip to experience some of what Detroit has to offer. Bring your bike & see Detroit in a whole new way!

9 p.m. Outdoor Movie
Location: FC Oval

Saturday, August 29

Students lounging in the sculpture garden on a sunny day

9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Campus Tours 
Via the Peacock Pride portal, you will be able to register for your preferred date & time for a small-group campus tour. Student tour guides will show you around both the Ford Campus and the Taubman Center, and you will pick up your new student Welcome Bag & department t-shirt!

10 a.m. Outdoor Yoga in the Oval
Location: FC Oval
Connect with your mind, body, and fellow students! Join us outdoors in the Ford Campus courtyard (otherwise known as the Oval) for a guided, socially-distanced yoga practice. All fitness levels welcome! Bring your own mat.

11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Chalk Jam
Location: FC Oval

1 p.m. Student Q&A
Location: Zoom

3 p.m. Wellness Workshop: Wellness During the Age of Social Distancing
Location: Zoom

4:30 p.m. Aerobics Underground Fitness Class
Location: FC Oval

7 p.m. ACB Resident Meet & Greet 
Location: Zoom

7 p.m. TC Resident Meet & Greet
Location: Zoom

9 p.m. Outdoor Movie
Location: FC Oval

Sunday, August 30

Students stand in a circle in a department to get to know each other

9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Campus Tours
Via the Peacock Pride portal, you will be able to register for your preferred date & time for a small-group campus tour. Student tour guides will show you around both the Ford Campus and the Taubman Center, and you will pick up your new student Welcome Bag & department t-shirt!

1 - 3 p.m. Diversity & Inclusion Program
Mandatory for ALL new students
Location: Zoom
This mandatory virtual experience will serve as an opportunity for incoming students to learn & engage with topics of diversity and inclusion. 
Details will be sent closer to the date.

3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Department Meetings
Location: Zoom
Mandatory for all incoming students. These meetings are an opportunity to meet your department faculty and to learn more about your major. Details will be sent by your department.
Undeclared Student Meeting will begin at 4:00 p.m. rather than 3:30 p.m.
Graduate Student Meeting will take place at 4:30 p.m.

7:30 p.m. Yoga in the Oval
Location: FC Oval
Connect with your mind, body, and fellow students! Join us outdoors in the Ford Campus courtyard (otherwise known as the Oval) for a guided, socially-distanced yoga practice. All fitness levels welcome! Bring your own mat.