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Summer Gold Freshman NSO

Student in a canoe on the river.

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

These orientation sessions are for students who are current high school students who plan on attending Texas State the semester after high school graduation. They are also students who have already graduated from high school but have not taken any classes at a college or university.

We encourage you to register for an NSO session as early as possible since seats fill up quickly.


Summer Gold Freshman Orientation Dates

NSO for Summer 2017 has closed. Sign-up for Summer 2018 will begin in February.


Gold Freshman NSO Fee = $90 (Non-refundable)

Students attending can expect a charge of $30 at the time of sign-up and $60 on the student's tuition bill.

You may qualify for a 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 page.


Expectations & Schedules

Visit our Expectations & Schedules webpage to find out about what needs to be completed prior to attending NSO, to learn about what to bring to your orientation session, or to download a tentative schedule.