Welcome New & Transfer Students!

You have submitted your housing forms, and registered for your classes - the last piece of your transition to becoming a CUW Falcon is Winter Orientation! During this experience, you will:

  • Meet new friends
  • Get comfortable on campus before classes start
  • Learn about all the great activities you can take part in
  • Enjoy beautiful Lake Michigan
  • Learn about academic expectations and university conduct
  • Get ready for what could be some of the greatest years of your life
  • Have a ton of fun
  • And much more!


This year, Winter Orientation will take place on January 7th, 2024.

This event is required for all incoming undergraduate new and transfer students, so mark your calendars now and get ready for an unforgettable start to your CUW career. 


Saturday, January 6th
Time Event / Activities Location
8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Residence Check-In & Move-In (by appointment)

If you have not heard from your Resident Director to make an appointment to move in, please contact the Residence Life Office: 262-243-4328

Various Residence Halls
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Social Activity for New / Transfer Students

Albrecht Lounge
Sunday, January 7th
Time Event / Activities Location
11:00 am Opening & Ice Breakers Albrecht Lounge
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm Brunch Siebert Dining Hall
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm Welcome to Concordia Albrecht Lounge
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Academic Advising Albrecht Lounge
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Concordia 101 & Tour Albrecht Lounge
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Domestic: Optional Social Time Various Locations
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm International: International Specific Orientation Albrecht Lounge
6:00 pm Optional Dinner Siebert Dining Hall
8:30 pm All-Hall Meeting Your Residence Halls

Meet our Concordia Crew staff members!

Staff Members

Download the CUW App!

Click one of the links below to download the CUW App on your mobile device.

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If you have any questions about Winter Orientation, please don’t hesitate to contact Sarah Deheck at 262-243-4277 or sarah.deheck@cuw.edu.