Columbus State University holds new student orientation Today is the day for new student orientation for summer classes at Columbus State University. All new students enrolled for the summer session that begins June 11 should check in for the orientation at 8 a.m. today in the Davidson Student Center lobby. The program will begin at 8:30 a.m. in the Davidson auditorium and end at approximately noon, followed by advisement and class registration. The cost is $35 per student and $15 per guest with advance registration. Thursday is the day for summer session registration and 5 p.m. marks the fee payment deadline for all students. The summer session starts June 11 and continues through July 26.