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Freshman NSO

At Texas State, we are excited to welcome over 9,000 new Bobcats each year at New Student Orientation (NSO). We encourage you to register for an NSO session as early as possible, since seats fill up quickly.

NSO Sign-up

Freshman Orientation sessions are for future or recent high school graduates who are starting at Texas State the semester after graduation or previous high school graduates who have not taken any classes at a college or university since graduating.

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  • Spring 2019 On-Campus NSO Dates
    January 15, 2019
    January 16, 2019

    Freshman NSO Fee = $90

    Freshmen attending a Spring NSO program can expect a non-refundable charge of $30 payable at the time of sign-up and $60 added to 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 web page.

    Sign Up for NSO
  • Summer 2019 NSO sign-up will begin in February 2019.

  • Fall 2019 NSO sign-up will begin in February 2019.

Expectations & Schedules
Find out what needs to be completed prior to attending NSO, what to bring to your orientation session or download a tentative schedule.