Programs for New Students

Programs for Incoming Freshmen & New Students

Chaminade welcomes each new student. We offer many programs to ease the transition to the college environment.


  • New Student Orientation: (Required) You will meet other new and returning students while learning more about student life at Chaminade. You’ll also get to meet key faculty and staff.

  • CUH 100, First Year Experience Seminar: (Required) This course provides an introduction to the nature of a university education and a general orientation to the functions and resources of Chaminade University.

  • Summer Bridge is a mandatory program for students who have been accepted conditionally to Chaminade based on High School GPA and SAT/ACT scores. The program provides conditional students with the opportunity to take pre-college or first year level courses to prepare for their first semester in college.

Optional Programs