Admissions

Orientation

We look forward to meeting you at Orientation! This mandatory info session will provide you with all the important policies, documents, and information needed to become part of the CCMS team.  It's also the perfect time to meet and bond with your fellow classmates! Check out the topics below to learn more.

Orientation dates & times

Entrance term Orientation date Orientation time
Spring 2020 (January) Jan 6, 2020 afternoon
Fall 2020 (August) Aug 24, 2020 morning
Spring 2021 (January) Jan 4, 2021 afternoon
Fall 2021 (August) Aug 23, 2021 morning


You will receive your precise orientation time from the Dean of Enrollment Management. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to start time to register and get your ID photo taken. 

Arrival and registration

  • Please arrive 30 minutes prior to the start of the program.
  • When you arrive we will sign you in and give you an orientation packet. 
  • We will take a picture of you for your security badge /student ID.

What to expect at Orientation

Student ID
We will take a photo of you for your student ID badge. You will receive your student ID the first week of classes.

Class Registration
The Registrar will enroll you in semester I classes immediately following orientation. If you haven\'t already submitted your Course Registration Semester I form (included in your Student Enrollment Guide), you may fill one out during orientation. 

Class schedule
You will receive your official class schedule at Orientation. If you are starting in the Spring (January), your classes will be in the afternoon, with one day of morning lab per week. If you are starting in the Fall (August), your classes will be in the morning, with one day of afternoon lab per week. See sample class schedules.

Student Email
Each student is assigned a CCMS email account. You will receive your email login and instructions a few days before the start of semester I. The login will be sent to the personal email address we have on file. Technical questions can be addressed at orientation. Please see the Library Director with any email or technical questions.

Populi Accounts
Each student is assigned a Populi account. Populi is an online system that students use to access course materials, check grades, search the library catalog, complete course evaluations, etc. You will receive your Populi login and instructions a few days before the start of semester I. The login will be sent to your new CCMS email account. Technical questions can be addressed at orientation. Please see the Library Director with any technical questions.

Clinical Lab & Schedule 
The Lab Director will provide information about our Clinical Lab and Lab Orientation, which occurs during week 1. At the end of Orientation, you will receive your Clinical Lab schedule - you will be assigned to Lab one day per week.

Information & policies

Faculty and staff will discuss important academic, financial, and safety information. 

Campus tour
Students will take a tour of the campus and receive information about parking, evacuation routes, etc.

Student mentors
Our "senior" students are here to escort you throughout campus and answer any questions you may have.