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Visiting (Transient) Student Orientation

Students walking through the quad

Whether this is your first time on campus, or you have been a Texas State student before, we want to make sure that you are well equipped with knowledge about the different resources Texas State has to offer. 

Your New Student Orientation will be comprised of 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 course registration.


In order to satisfy your orientation requirement, it is important that you sign up and complete the necessary steps for online orientation, note 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.

Sign up for New Student Orientation.

 

Timeline:

Students Enrolling in Summer Classes

For students beginning classes in June:

  • Online Orientation opens February 22, 2018 and must be completed by June 4, 2018.
  • Academic Advising appointments are available March 7, 2018 through June 7, 2018.

For students beginning classes in July:

  • Online Orientation opens February 22, 2018 and must be completed by July 10, 2018.
  • Academic Advising appointments are available March 7, 2018 through July 12, 2018.

Students Enrolling in Fall Classes:

For students beginning classes in August:

  • Online Orientation opens February 22, 2018 and must be completed by August 30, 2018.
  • Academic Advising appointments are available March 7, 2018 through September 3, 2018.

Orientation Fee = $60 (Non-refundable)

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