New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation

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New Student Orientation Check-in and Registration

Friday August 27, 2021

New Student Orientation (NSO) details are subject to change pending CDC and State of Idaho instruction. It's about keeping our entire community healthy and our campus open—NNU and those in attendance must follow COVID protocols and guidelines.

ORIENTATION SCHEDULE

 


Friday, Aug. 27

8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Admissions Check-In, Group A (includes Culver 1st, 2nd and 3rd EAST Wings (rooms 101-112, 201-212 and 301-312); Ford 1st and 2nd Floors (rooms 100-133 and 200-233) and all other students living off-campus with last names A-L) 

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Residence Hall Check-In, Group A (includes Culver 1st, 2nd and 3rd EAST Wings (rooms 101-112, 201-212 and 301-312); Ford 1st and 2nd Floors (rooms 100-133 and 200-233) and all other students living off-campus with last names A-L) 

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Community Fair on the Quad

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Admissions Check-In, Group B (includes Culver 1st, 2nd and 3rd WEST Wings (rooms 113-124, 213-224 and 313-324); Ford 3rd and 4th Floors (rooms 300-333 and 400-433) and all other students living off-campus with last names M-Z) 

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 
Residence Hall Check-In, Group B (includes Culver 1st, 2nd and 3rd WEST Wings (rooms 113-124, 213-224 and 313-324); Ford 3rd and 4th Floors (rooms 300-333 and 400-433) and all other students living off-campus with last names M-Z) 

2:00 p.m. 
Alumni Parent Reception

3:00 p.m.
Departmental Receptions

5:30 p.m.
New Student & Family Picnic on the Quad

7:30 p.m.
SGA Event for Students

7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Parent Meeting with the President and Others

(academic testing & vaccinations available throughout the day TBD)

Saturday, Aug. 28

8:30 a.m.
Culver and Ford Hall Meetings

9:00 a.m.
Continued check-in @ Admissions

10:00 a.m.
New Student and Family Brunch

11:00 a.m.
New Student Celebration and Scarf Ceremony 

12:00 p.m.
Goodbye to Parents/Families

12:15 p.m.
1st Generation Meet & Greet

Free Time
Journeys Disk Golf and off campus excursion
(Stop by Journeys' Basecamp to inquire)

5:30 p.m.
Dinner @ the Dex

8:00 p.m.
Party on the Quad

Sunday, Aug. 29

5:00 p.m.
Rendezvous

8:00 p.m.
SGA Event

 

Monday, Aug. 30

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
International Student Meeting

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Academic Advising for New Students

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Registration Procedure

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STEP 1

Pick up your orientation packet

 

All new students must check in. For students who didn’t attend a JumpStart event, make sure you meet with an admissions representative to complete the Student Information Sheet & Temporary Registration Permit.

STEP 2

Take care of the details

 

  • Have your picture taken for your ID card in the Learning Commons. ID cards are required for meals beginning Saturday.
  • Check housing assignment.
  • Submit records for required immunizations to Health Services, if not previously submitted.
  • Confirm your NNU box number. Go to the NNU Mail Room in the Student Center to confirm your NNU box number and obtain a key or combination.

STEP 3

Make payment arrangements for your student account

 

Pay your portion of the remaining balance on your NNU portal or stop by Student Financial Services in the Emerson Administration Building to finalize your payment arrangements.

Freshman Retreat 2021

 

Freshman retreat provides an opportunity for freshmen to experience this yearly tradition for a couple of days at Trinity Pines Camp and Conference Center, about two hours from NNU. This retreat is one of the first opportunities for the entire freshman class to come together and learn what it means to be a Nighthawk.

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Office Hours & Locations

 

The Office of Admissions will be at NSO check-in inside the Conrad Commons until 4:00 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 27.

Admissions

Admissions Welcome Center
Friday
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Campus Store

Student Center
Friday
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Monday
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Account Services

Administration Building, Lower Level, Room 1A

Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Center for Academic Success & Advising

Leah Peterson Learning Commons, Room 110

Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Financial Aid
Administration Building, Lower Level, Room 1B
Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
IT Help Desk
Leah Peterson Learning Commons
Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Registrar's Office
Administration Building, Lower Level, Room 10
Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Student Life Office
Conrad Commons
Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Math Placement

Contact Shelby Ott if you need to take a math placement test. The test is free of charge for incoming students. It takes about 45 minutes. An e-scheduling link for placement testing during NSO will be available by Aug. 16.

casa@nnu.edu | 208.467.8463

CASA is located in the Learning Commons, room 110.

English Placement

If ENGL0900 is on your schedule and you would like to try to test out of it, contact Shelby Ott. The test is free of charge for incoming students. It takes about an hour. An e-scheduling link for placement testing during NSO will be available by Aug. 16.

casa@nnu.edu | 208.467.8463

CASA is located in the Learning Commons, room 110.

Summer Testing

Contact Shelby Ott to take a math or English Accuplacer this summer. On-campus and remotely proctored options are available. An appointment is required. There is no fee for incoming students.

casa@nnu.edu | 208.467.8463