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New Student Orientation serves as a valuable resource for new Bengals and their family members during the transition to college. 

The orientation process includes multiple steps to provide you with information, resources, and opportunities that support both
your academic and social transitions to college. Orientation for first-year students includes both in-person and online options.

Orientation for all new students includes the following components, which must be completed in order:

  • Complete Pre-Orientation.
  • Complete Safe Colleges.
  • Registration for an NSO Session.
  • Attendance at the NSO Session for which you registered.

Registration Steps

Step 1 - Complete Pre-Orientation Modules

Step 2 - Complete Safe College Courses

Step 3 - Register for NSO Session

Step 4 - Attend Orientation


NSO Details

Before your NSO Session

Bring to your NSO Session

After your NSO Session



Is Orientation mandatory?

Will I complete class registration at New Student Orientation?

What do I do if I need special accommodations?

What if I cannot attend the New Student Orientation?

Can I bring my parents and guests?

Where do I get my student ID Card?

How do I get to campus?

Where can I find a map of campus?