Fall 2022 Student Orientation

To best prepare you for CCS, New Student Orientation provides you with the information you need to know before coming to campus. New students will complete Pre-Orientation modules via our online Peacock Pride platform prior to New Student Orientation.

Pre-Orientation launches on Monday, August 1, 2022.

New  Student Orientation takes place in person on Monday, August 29, 2022 from 9:00am – 5:00pm on the CCS campus.

All new students will be emailed in late July to create their Peacock Pride accounts in preparation for Orientation. Additional information and instructions for accessing the Orientation content will be sent out on August 1st.

Learn more about our welcome week here.

For more information about Orientation and Welcome Week, contact  firstyear@collegeforcreativestudies.edu

New Student Orientation (All Undergraduate Students)

Launching on August 1, 2022.

The online Pre-Orientation provides an introduction to CCS and all it has to offer. Made up of video presentations, the online format is designed for new students to progress through the Pre-Orientation content at their own pace. Pre-Orientation topics include: financial aid, campus technology and information systems, campus safety, and more. Pre-Orientation modules will be available on August 1st and must be completed prior to the  Student Orientation taking place on August 29th.

New Student Orientation
Monday, August 29 from 9:00am – 5:00pm in person on the CCS Taubman Center campus

New Student Orientation takes place on Monday, August 29th. It is an exciting day that equips you with the tools you need in order to be successful at CCS. This is a chance for you to get to know your campus resources and fellow classmates. The Orientation session will include presentations from campus resources such as Academic Advising, the Center for Tutoring & Writing, Counseling + Wellness, and more!

Meet & Eat Resource Fair
Monday, August 29 at 5:00pm on the CCS Ford campus

The perfect opportunity to join a student organization, learn more about campus resources, and get to know fellow students after New Student Orientation! Free food, music, games, giveaways, and resource & information tables.

Parent & Family Orientation
Sunday, August 21 at 7:00pm EST

Parents & families are invited to attend a live Zoom session with the Dean of Students, Dan Long. The Zoom link will be sent out to all students prior to the event — no sign-up is required. The session will be recorded and posted online for those who are not able to attend.


Questions About New Student Orientation?

Email firstyear@collegeforcreativestudies.edu including “New Student Orientation” in the subject line.

International Student Check-In

New International Student Check-In
Pre-Departure PDF Guide:
As a new student, you will have a pre-departure guide prepared for you. This useful reference will be emailed to you to help you plan for your move to Detroit. This document will be mailed to you ahead of your travel to CCS.

Introduction to International Student Resources:
What: An “Introduction to International Student Resources” tutorial Please review this online tutorial before coming to CCS.
When: Launched on August 15th, 2022
How: Online module link emailed to all new international students.
Where: Online

New International Student Check-In:
What: The International Student Service Office (ISSO) will host a Mandatory in-person event. You will officially Check-In once you are in the USA at this event, receive the required signature on your form I-20, submit important documents, and receive important information about CCS and Detroit. And meet your new friends and colleagues!
When: August 30th, 2022
How: In-person
Where: A full agenda will be provided by email

Airport & Entry Information:
Booking your flights? We recommend DTW, Detroit Metropolitan Airport, usually called “Metro Airport,” or just “DTW.” This is a major international airport located outside the city. Please keep in mind that approved (WHO or DCD) COVID vaccines are required for entry to the USA in addition to a negative COVID-19 test. More travel information here.

For more information contact the ISSO at international@collegeforcreativestudies.edu


For dates & information on preparing for Housing move-in, please visit the Moving In page.