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Fall Transfer Orientation, Online

Students walking through Quad

Students who have completed 12 or more transferable hours after graduating high school are able to complete New Student Orientation (NSO) online.

Your NSO will include an introduction to our on-campus resources via a series of web pages followed by a brief quiz to assess your readiness. Upon successful completion, you will be directed to schedule an appointment for academic advising, which will conclude with class registration. Completing online orientation early will allow you the opportunity to register before other new Bobcats.

Fall Transfer Orientation, Online Schedule

Online orientation for Fall 2018 is now closed. If you still need to complete your orientation requirement, you will need to sign up for Fall Transfer Orientation, On-Campus, which will be held on August 17th or August 20th.


In order to satisfy your orientation requirement online, it is important that you sign up and complete the necessary steps for online orientation within the timeline below. Complete NSO and academic advising as soon as possible to ensure course registration, financial aid awards and an overall smooth transition to Texas State.


  • Online Orientation opens February 22, 2018 and must be completed by August 9, 2018.*
  • Academic Advising appointments are available April 2, 2018 through August 13, 2018.

*Students who do not complete their online orientation by 5 p.m. on August 9, 2018 will be required to attend an on-campus orientation session.

Online Orientation Fee is = $60 (Non-refundable)

You should expect a charge of $60 on your tuition bill.