Welcome to Rio!
We’re excited to have you join the “Rio Family,” and we know your years here will be some of the best of your life. Along the way you’ll face new challenges, and we’re here to help make your Rio Grande experience the best it can be! We look forward to seeing you at our orientation program. Orientation is mandatory for all new students including transfer students, and there are several dates of which to choose. Please call Admissions at 1-800-282-7201, ext. 7208 for options.
What is Orientation?
This mandatory orientation prepares you for a successful tenure at the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College. By attending orientation, you will learn about the services offered at Rio Grande, meet current students and other new students, interact with academic advisors and register for classes.
Note: The orientation sessions listed above are not for PSEO students. Separate PSEO orientations, which do not require prior registration, will be held on August 13 (for juniors and seniors) and August 15 (for freshmen and sophomores). Qualified Post-Secondary students will be contacted individually regarding a separate Orientation event.