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Expectations and Schedules

Before NSO Checklist

We recommend completing all items listed below, as they apply to you, before attending New Student Orientation. Choosing not to complete certain tasks may result in you not being able to register for classes.

What to Bring to NSO

Two-Day Orientation

As you will be spending the night in a residence hall room, these items will make your visit more comfortable.

  • Twin-sized bed sheets, blankets and pillow
  • Toiletries
  • Towels
  • Exercise items (if you wish to work out)
  • Pens
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Light jacket (Meeting rooms are chilly)
  • Unofficial copy of your college transcript showing recently completed course work

One-Day Orientation

  • Pens
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Light jacket (Meeting rooms are chilly)
  • Unofficial copies of your transcripts for recently completed course work

Tentative Schedules

(The PDF schedules provided below are examples from 2018 and subject to change. A final schedule will be provided at your NSO session.)

Questions about NSO?
Visit our Frequently Asked Questions for answers!