This program is for both on-campus and online students who would like to attend. In addition to meeting your fellow students and learning more about the resources available to you at RMCAD, you will receive information about academic policies, financial aid and advising processes, and meet your department chair as well as key staff members who will support you through your time at RMCAD.

If you are a student who will be enrolled in on-campus classes, please be sure to attend the on-campus orientation AND complete the online orientation module. If you are a student who will be strictly taking online classes, please complete the online orientation module.

Orientation: Friday, August 31, 2018, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm


On-Campus Orientation

Our on-campus orientation is meant for students who will be taking on-campus classes during their time at RMCAD. This program is an in-person orientation that only needs to be attended by those students who are enrolled in campus classes. Attendance at on-campus orientation is highly recommended and encouraged.

Orientation for campus students their classes on campus in the 2018 Fall A term (September 4) will be held on Friday, August 31, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with an optional Civic Engagement Day and Cookout on Saturday, September 1.

The program for orientation will include presentations from important departments, lunch with your department chair, hands-on technology training and in-depth introduction to your first-year courses.

On Saturday, you will have the chance to return to campus and participate in a number of different civic engagement experiences, including work with RedLine Denver, a day working with puppies and kittens at a rescue center, or a day spent helping our neighbors in the garden at Creekside. We will finish with a free barbecue for everyone that participates.

Please RSVP here by Wednesday, August 29, 2018 to attend the Summer A Orientation. You will receive a confirmation email and additional details once we receive your RSVP. You may also RSVP for future orientations using the link above. Please ensure that you select your respective start date as you complete the form.

For more information or if you have any questions regarding on-campus orientation, please email Melinda Kern at orientation@rmcad.edu

Click here to download and view the Fall 2018 Orientation information packet and
full schedule.

Online Orientation

Our Online Orientation is meant as a tool for all students. This orientation is an online module hosted with in the Learning Management System, or LMS. Even our on-campus students are enrolled in classes in our online platform, so each and every student must complete this module.