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Fall Gold NSO


At Texas State, we are excited to welcome over 9,000 new Bobcats each year at New Student Orientation (NSO). 

We strongly encourage you to attend an NSO session as early as possible, seats fill up fast.

Fall Gold Orientation Dates

  • June 6 - 7

  • June 7 - 8

  • June 8 - 9

  • June 9 - 10

  • June 20 - 21

  • June 21 - 22

  • June 22 - 23

  • June 27 - 28

  • June 28 - 29

  • June 29 - 30

NSO + Cat Camp Experience

NSO has teamed up with Cat Camp to create a unique 3-day experience for students. At Cat Camp, students will fulfill the NSO requirement and register for classes, as well as learn about the history and traditions of Texas State. For more information, please visit their website. For a preview of the Cat Camp experience click here.

  • July 8-10

Gold NSO Fee = $175 (Non-refundable)

Orientation fees are split into two parts, $115 at the time of sign-up and $60 on the student's tuition bill.

You may qualify for an NSO fee waiver if you have an approved admissions fee waiver on file with the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. For more information on fee waivers, please visit our fee waiver web page.


Gold NSO + Cat Camp Fee = $215 (Non-refundable)

NSO has teamed up with Cat Camp to create a unique 3-day experience on July 8-10 or July 22-24. Students attending our NSO and Cat Camp Session can expect a charge of $155 at the time of sign-up and $60 added to the student's tuition bill.

What To

For a list of things you should do prior to your orientation, to download a tentative schedule, or to find helpful information on what to bring to your New Student Orientation session please visit our What To link.