Registering for Orientation

Before registering for NSO, you must review the items on the Orientation checklist and complete them in the order in which they are listed. Notice that there are several steps to complete before you may register online for your Orientation date. For a list of available Orientation dates, visit the page for first-year students or transfer students

If you don’t see a date you’re able to attend, email us at and we will work with you to identify a time that you are able to attend. If you recently paid your tuition deposit and the site won’t allow you to register, try again after 48 hours.

Successful registration is followed by a confirmation email with details including arrival time, parking and what to pack. Make sure you receive the confirmation before making travel plans.

In addition to NSO, international students are required to attend an orientation hosted by the Global Education Office. For more information, contact or (804) 828-8471.

Online registration for orientation has not yet opened. We are currently finalizing the setup for our a new registration website that will be convenient and user-friendly for all of our new students and families. We thank you for your patience as we make the remaining updates to this system so that it can best serve you. We will update this website when registration has opened. In the meantime, please go to in order to complete your required online pre-orientation modules. Thank you! 

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