Concordia Experience

Orientation

Welcome to the Concordia University Chicago community!

All new students entering Concordia University Chicago each semester Jump Start their CUC experience by attending our orientation program, Jump Start. The orientation program is designed to guide your transition to Concordia-Chicago. Jump Start will allow you to become better acquainted with campus, meet new students, faculty and staff.  Plus learn about the wonderful opportunities around the city of Chicago.

Parents are also welcome to attend to learn more about the transition to Concordia University Chicago. 

Before new students can register for a Jump Start orientation session, they will need to make their enrollment deposit. Simply visit Concordia Connect to complete this process. After submitting the enrollment deposit, future students will immediately be able to sign up for Jump Start by clicking the Jump Start tab on Concordia Connect!

Here is a sampling of what current students had to say about their Jump Start experience:

“I liked learning about CUC, meeting my professors and making friends.”

“My favorite part was going to downtown Chicago. The city is one reason I chose CUC.”

“I enjoyed the Jump Start program leaders. They showed they care about the freshman.”