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Teal Nation Welcome

August 18-27, 2023

College life can be a significant change for new students, and with that in mind, CCU has created a calendar of events to support your transition to your new home away from home. Teal Nation Welcome includes a variety of events to introduce you to the campus while creating opportunities to make connections with your fellow students, faculty, and staff. Teal Nation Welcome was intentionally scheduled to lead up to the start of classes. We encourage all incoming students to take full advantage of all Teal Nation Welcome has to offer.

Please be aware, Teal Nation Welcome includes some required programming where attendance will be taken. All incoming freshman and transfer students are welcomed and encouraged to participate in Teal Nation Welcome events. 

The following events are required for freshman students: 

  • August 19 at 8:00pm ~ FYE (Freshman Residential Student) University Housing Community Meeting
  • August 20 from 9:30am-10:30am (Elvington Loop & CINO Accelerate) ~ Game of CHANT Life 
  • August 20 from 11:00am-12:00pm (Township Circle & Commuter Students) ~ Game of CHANT Life
  • August 21 & August 22 ~ Department Meetings (Please see the Academic Department Meetings page for your time and date)
  • August 22 from 11:00am-2:00 ~ Convocation T-Shirt Pickup 
  • August 22 from 3:00pm-4:00pm ~ New Student Class Photo 
  • August 22 from 5:00pm-6:00pm ~ New Student Convocation 

The following events are required for transfer students: 

  • August 20 from 9:30am-10:30am ~ Game of CHANT Life

Required Event Attendance

Download your personal Event Pass to speed up the check-in process at Teal Nation Welcome events. When the Event Pass is created it will produce a QR code you can save to your phone. Instructions on how to download your personal Event Pass can be found in this instructional video.

A few events during Teal Nation Welcome will be using QR codes for students to scan and be counted as present. To ensure you are able to successfully be counted present please take the following steps:

  1. Log into Coastal Connections using your CCU credentials.
  2. If you have not set up your CCU credentials click here
  3. If you forgot your password you can reset it by clicking here

The Teal Nation Welcome 2023 Schedule!

Required events for freshman students are italicized and underlined. Required events for transfer students are italicized, underlined, and include an asterisk.

There are events on the schedule that require a pre-registration to participate so please plan accordingly. If you fill out a pre-registration form expect to receive an email within the next few days after submission. 

Please be aware the schedule is subject to change and is being updated daily. 

Friday, August 18 (Move-In Day)
Saturday, August 19 (Move-In Day)
Sunday, August 20
Monday, August 21
Tuesday, August 22
Wednesday, August 23
Thursday, August 24
Friday, August 25
Saturday, August 26
Sunday, August 27