Cardinal Commit

Cardinal Commit 2023

Cardinal Commit is Gadsden State's summer orientation for new students. It is designed to provide our newest Cardinals with the information & tools they need to be successful in college from the beginning!

Sessions include:

  • Advising 
  • Registering for Classes
  • Campus Tours
  • Financial Aid Information
  • Student Services Expo
  • Cardinal Training 

Contact Enrollment Services at 256-549-8210 or for more information.

NOTE: Pre-registration for Cardinal Commit 2023 has ended. However, students are able to attend as walk-ins. (Please review this information if you plan to attend as a walk-in.)

Tuesday, June 20 - Gadsden State Cherokee in Centre
Wednesday, June 21 - Ayers Campus in Anniston
Thursday, June 22 - Wallace Drive Campus in Gadsden 
Saturday, June 24 - Wallace Drive Campus in Gadsden

Arrival Times & Check-In Locations

Cardinal Commit New Student Orientation Overview Agenda:

Advising & Registration Sessions

8 a.m., 9 a.m., 10 a.m.

Students will sign up for their Advising Session upon registering for Cardinal Commit.

Create Your Own Schedule

8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

  • Student Services Expo
  • Financial Aid Session
  • Cardinal Login Training
  • Student ID & Parking Decal
  • Self-Guided Tours
  • Bookstore Visit (Ayers & Gadsden Only)

Cardinal Connection Session

10 a.m., 11 a.m.

Students will be directed to a Cardinal Connection Session based on their advising time.

Pre-registered students will receive pre-event emails with more detailed information and instructions.