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Transfer NSO

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

In order to best serve our incoming transfer students, all New Student Orientation (NSO) programs are ONLINE.

Additional information about this delivery format will be provided to students as they sign up.

NSO Sign Up

Transfer Orientation is for incoming students who have completed transferable course work at another college or university and have been out of high school for at least one semester (not including summer). We look at the number of transferable credit hours that have been completed at the time of application to Texas State.

Online Orientation and Virtual Advising

Transfer students are eligible to complete orientation online. Online orientation consists of an on-demand series of learning modules and a required quiz, followed by a virtual appointment with an academic advisor.

Transfer students wishing to register for courses at the Round Rock Campus (RRC) are required to complete orientation online and will be advised by an Academic Advisor, once the online orientation has been completed.

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  • Spring 2021 Online NSO Dates

    October 15, 2020, through January 15, 2021, at 5 p.m.


    The required online orientation must be completed and your holds must be cleared before you may finish the registration process. Please allow up to 3 business days for processing and hold removals.

    Transfer Online NSO Fee = $60

    Transfer students completing online NSO for Spring 2021 can expect a charge of $60 added to their tuition bill.

    Sign Up for NSO

  • Summer 2021 NSO dates and details will be posted in February 2021.

  • Fall 2021 NSO dates and details will be posted in February 2021.