New Student OrientationWelcome Home!

New Student Orientation Check-in and Registration

Friday August 25 beginning at 9 a.m.

Leah Peterson Learning Commons


Where to Go First

Please check in at the Learning Commons first before moving in to your residence hall. If you're checking in after 2:30 p.m., go to the Admissions Welcome Center.

Parking

Parking is available in the lots surrounding the Brandt Center and in between Ford and Culver Halls. Download a campus map.

Schedule

R = Required Event   P = Parents Welcome

Time Opt. Event
Friday, August 25
8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. P Community Fair
9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. R P Check-in
(After 2:30 p.m. go to Admissions Welcome Center)
9 a.m. – 8 p.m. P Move into residence halls
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. ID cards
9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Band and choir audition sign ups
1 p.m. Testing: Accuplacer & English Department Writing Exam
1 p.m. – 2:45 p.m P Advising for students with disabilities
2 – 3 p.m. P Alumni Parent Reception
3 p.m. P Departmental receptions for new students and parents
4 p.m. R Technology Orientation
Pre-register for and attend 1 of 5 available session times.
5:30 – 7:30 p.m. P Dinner
6:45 – 7:45 p.m. P President Scholarship Drop-in Reception
(by invitation only)
8 p.m. R P New Student Gathering
9 p.m. P Ice Cream Social
10 p.m. – Midnight P Fred Meyer NNU Event
Saturday, August 26
8 – 9:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 a.m. R Technology Orientation
Pre-register for and attend 1 of 5 available session times.
9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Immunization Clinic
9:30 a.m. R Residence hall meetings
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Continued check-in
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Offices open
10 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. P Parent meeting for provisional admits
(by invitation only)
10:30 a.m. P Parent Meetings
11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. P First Generation Reception
(by invitation only)
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. R Technology Orientation
Pre-register for and attend 1 of 5 available session times.
2 p.m. P Nursing Student White Coat Ceremony
6:30 p.m. P President & Family BBQ Bash
7:45 p.m. R P All-campus celebration
9 p.m. Student party
Sunday, August 27
12 p.m. Lunch
5 p.m. New Student Rendezvous
9 p.m. SGA bonfire
Monday, August 28
7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Admissions Office Open
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Business Office Open
8:30 a.m. R Technology Orientation
Pre-register for and attend 1 of 5 available session times.
10 a.m. R Academic Orientation
12 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch
1 – 3 p.m. R Academic Advising
3 p.m. R Technology Orientation
Pre-register for and attend 1 of 5 available session times.
5 – 7 p.m. Dinner
6 – 8 p.m. Band and choir auditions / Piano placement
6 – 8 p.m. Music Department Open House
8 p.m. RootBeerFest (SGA event)
Tuesday, August 29
7:30 a.m. Classes begin
5:30 p.m. SGA Offices Open House
Wednesday, August 30
10:10 a.m. Opening Chapel
9 p.m. Time Out

Registration Procedure

Step 1 - Pick up your orientation packet in the Leah Peterson Learning Commons

  • Didn’t attend a Jump Start event? Make sure you meet with an admissions representative to complete the Student Information Sheet & Temporary Registration Permit.

Step 2 - Take care of the details

  • Have your picture taken for your ID card in the Learning Commons. ID cards are required for meals beginning Saturday.
  • Check housing assignment. If you do not have a housing assignment, go to the Student Life Office in the Student Center.
  • Submit records for required immunizations to the Wellness Center, if not previously submitted.
  • Confirm your NNU box number. Go to the NNU Mail Room in the Student Center to confirm your NNU box number and obtain a key or combination.

Step 3 - Make payment arrangements for your student account

  • Pay your student account at the Business Office. You are not officially enrolled until you have a schedule and have made payment or payment arrangements on your student account.

Office Hours & Locations

The Office of Admissions will be at NSO check-in inside the Leah Peterson Learning Commons until 2:30 p.m. on Friday, August 25.

Admissions

Admissions Welcome Center

Friday
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Saturday
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Bookstore & Mail Room

Student Center

Friday
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Saturday
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Monday
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Business Office

Administration Building, Lower Level, Room 1A

Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Center for Academic Success & Advising

Leah Peterson Learning Commons, Room 110

Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Monday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Financial Aid

Administration Building, Lower Level, Room 1B

Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

IT Help Desk

Leah Peterson Learning Commons

Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Registrar's Office

Administration Building, Lower Level, Room 10

Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Student Life Office

Student Center, Upper Level

Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

What to Expect

This video from last year's NSO will give you good insight into what you'll expreience during your first week at NNU.