nso orientation

New Student Orientation

Register now for Summer 2019 Sessions!

New Student Orientation (NSO) is a wonderful opportunity to have your questions answered and start navigating the logistics associated with starting college. It's a time to discover new places, meet new friends, and develop new interests.

Our Peer Leaders will guide you through an interactive two-day program which will allow you to learn more and customize your own unique college experience.

Click here to Register for New Student Orientation

Upcoming NSO Dates

Summer NSOs

  • May 30-31, 2019
  • June 6-7, 2019
  • June 13-14, 2019 (Spanish Speaking Family Sessions Available)
  • June 20-21, 2019
  • June 27-28, 2019
  • August 19-20, 2019


NSO Costs

January NSO

  • Students- $50 covers all NSO costs and meals
  • Family Members- $20 each covers all NSO costs and meals

Summer NSOs

  • Students - $150 covers all NSO costs (including housing and meals), 1 family member at NSO, and Buff Branding
  • Additional Family Members - $50 each covers all NSO costs and meals

All charges will be placed on the student’s first semester tuition bill.

Important Things to Know about NSO

  • Download the WT Mobile App and choose "Orientation" under "Spaces" for more information and a schedule.
  • Attendance for the entire NSO is required in order to register for classes.
  • Our Summer NSO sessions include an overnight stay in Jarrett Hall, regardless of whether or not a student plans to live on campus (We are not able to provide overnight lodging for the August 19-20 session, but we can arrange early move-in for students planning to live on campus).
  • Check-in for NSO begins at 8:00 am on Day 1 in Jarrett Hall, and NSO will conclude by 5:00pm on Day 2. Check-in for the August 19-20 NSO will be in JBK Legacy Hall.
  • Early Check-in is available on the day prior to Summer Sessions.  There is no early check-in available for the August 19-20 NSO.
  • We encourage Family Members to attend NSO and have specific sessions designed for them.
Click here for a Tentative NSO Schedule Click her to change or update your NSO information