To help you get started, here are a few items you need to know and/or complete:

  • Find your way around » If you are new to the CNU campus (campus map) and would like to arrange a tour, please contact the Office of Graduate Studies
  • Get connected » Once you are admitted into a graduate program at CNU, your student ID and email address automatically will be generated. You will receive this information by email after you confirm that you accept your admission and will be attending.
  • Get your Captain's Card » Your Captain's Card is your lifeline to campus and CNU ID card! You'll use it to access your meal plan and Captain’s Cash account. It also is used in the Trible Library, to enter the Freeman Center or check out game-room equipment in the David Student Union.
  • Pick up a parking decal » Pick up your decal at the Parking Office located in the parking garage of the Ferguson Center for the Arts. We are a decal-enforced campus.
  • Pay your tuition and fees » For information regarding tuition and fees and corresponding payment due dates and payment options, please consult the Business Office.
  • Apply for financial aid » To apply for need-based financial aid you must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible. Our priority deadline to receive your FAFSA information is March 1. CNU’s school code is 003706.
  • Contact your graduate advisor » Please contact your Graduate Advisor (as listed in your letter of admission) or the Graduate Program Coordinator for your program so you can receive your Program Planning Sheet listing the courses needed to complete your degree and prepare for class registration.
  • Get a Graduate Catalog » The Graduate Catalog is available online. A Graduate Student Handbook for each graduate program is on the graduate website and also given during your graduate program’s student orientation.
  • Register for classes » Detailed information regarding registration dates, how to register for classes and the classes available each semester is listed on the Office of the Registrar's website.
Visit Graduate Studies for information regarding important dates and deadlines, required forms, financial aid and even an online orientation.