Cost for Freshman CUSTOMS

photoSpring CUSTOMS Sessions

The Spring CUSTOMS session is only for student entering in the spring of the year (January).

The cost for freshmen students attending the Spring CUSTOMS session is $20. This session is a condensed 1-day orientation. No on-campus overnight accommodations are available.

We encourage family members to attend CUSTOMS with the student. The charge for family members or guests to attend Spring CUSTOMS is $5 per person.

Summer CUSTOMS Sessions

The Summer CUSTOMS sessions are for students entering in the fall semester (August).

The cost for freshmen students attending CUSTOMS session is $75. Your fee covers the 2-day program, meals, snacks, orientation materials, and entertainment. We also offer overnight accommodations in the residence halls for an additional fee.

photoWe encourage family members to attend CUSTOMS with the student. There are separate programs designed for parents and guardians during the two-day orientation session. The fee for one family member is $40 ($20 for each additional person) and should be paid when registering for CUSTOMS.

Family members also have the option of staying on campus while here for CUSTOMS for the same fee as listed above.


On-Campus Overnight Accommodation Costs (for freshman only):

Double occupancy for one night | $25 per person/per bed
Double occupancy for two nights | $50 per person/per bed

CUSTOMS overnight accommodations DO NOT INCLUDE LINENS.  Please plan to bring the following if you are staying on campus:

  • Mattress covers-single bed-39 in. X 80 in.
  • Sheets-single bed-39 in. X 80 in.
  • Towels
  • Washcloths
  • Blanket
  • Pillowcase
  • Pillow

If you wish to stay on campus, register here. You may check into the residence hall no earlier than 5:00 p.m. the day before the CUSTOMS session begins and check out by 3:00 p.m. on the last day of the session. There is a $82.31 charge for all lost residence hall keys.


Once you send your registration and money in, you will be assigned to one of your four choices for the session. If for some reason you will not be able to attend the session assigned, you may request a refund up until the day of the session you are assigned begins. Once the session begins, no refunds will be given.


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