To help you get started, here are a few items you'll need to complete:

  • Accept CNU's offer of admission
  • Pay your $500 enrollment deposit (deadline: Early Decision — Jan. 30; Early Action and Regular Decision — May 1)
  • Register for Setting Sail orientation
  • Build your academic profile
  • Preference your Learning Community
  • Complete your Housing Contract Acceptance form. Learn more about residence life at CNU.
    Note: All new students are required to live on campus their freshman, sophomore and junior years unless they reside with a parent or legal guardian in Grafton, Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson, Tabb, Seaford or Yorktown. 
  • Select a meal plan. Learn more about dining options at CNU.
  • Complete the Immunization form
  • Send your final high school transcript to the Office of Admission
  • Join your class of Facebook group

Visit our Admitted Freshman FAQ for more information on the enrollment process and your transition to CNU. If you have questions, visit our Contact Us page for the email and phone number of your admission officer. Feel free to contact him or her directly.  

For questions regarding the Admitted Student System, please contact our Orientation Office at (757) 594-7767 or by email at The office is open Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Let's get you started!