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Discoveries Orientation


Discoveries Orientation

First Year Students

Discoveries: Your Gateway to DU

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Fall 2018 Discoveries Checklist

Mark your calendars!

Here are the main steps that new students need to complete:

  • Step one: Submit enrollment deposit through your application account and apply for housing via the application here. For information regarding roommate assignments and other housing details please click here.
  • Step two: Register for your First Year Seminar (FSEM) Class. Course offerings can be found on the First-Year Seminar Page. You will register for your course through Pioneer Web, step by step instructions have been provided by the Registrar's Office. The 2018 Registration window will open Monday, June 11 8:00am (MST) and close Friday, June 22 11:59pm (MST). Courses will fill quickly so be sure to register early!
  • Step three: Register any family members who will be attending Discoveries Orientation. Registration can be found on the Parents and Family tab of this website!


Fall 2018 Move-In Day: Monday, September 3rd, 2018.

Fall 2018 Discoveries Orientation: Monday, September 3rd - Saturday, September 8th.

First Day of Fall Classes: Monday, September 10th, 2018.


The Discoveries Orientation Schedule is now available! Click Here. *Schedule is subject to change.


Programs during Orientation will take place in various locations across campus. If you need accommodations due to a disability, please contact The Disability Services Program (DSP) at 303.871.2278 to discuss arrangements.