Welcome To ROAR Orientation
Recruitment. Orientation. Advising. Registration.
ROAR is Columbus State’s orientation program for new undergraduate students (first-year, transfers, and non-traditional) as well as their parents, family members, and guests. ROAR is designed to offer guidance and promote positive student success throughout your college transition at Columbus State University. During orientation new students will have the opportunity to meet with their academic advisor, register for their first semester of courses, obtain their student ID, and meet with current students and staff.
At ROAR you will have an opportunity to explore college life at CSU!
ROAR Orientation is for:
Students who are no more than 5 years out of high school or those who have never attended a college.
Non-Traditional & Transfer Students Under 30 Credit Hours
Students who have been out of high school for more than 5 years or those transferring from another institution with less than thirty hours
Transfer Students Over 30 Credit Hours
Students who have completed more than thirty hours from another institution.
Complete the Graduate Student Online Orientation.
Active Duty Military & Veterans
Complete the Military Enrollment Online Orientation.
Dual Enrolled Students
Students who have completed high school and are entering CSU full-time with less than thirty hours
Students who are registering for Spring 2021 Orientation, please check back to the website in November for more updates!
Please note that the HOPE scholarship and other scholarships do not cover the cost of the orientation fee. Your ROAR fee will be due at the time of registration. Please visit the Bursars Office website for the fee payment calendar.