Welcome to Northern!

Orientation will help you learn everything you need to know to be successful at Northern!  Join us to build life-long friendships and have a ton of fun!

Want to know what happens at New Student Orientation?

Click here to see activities from Fall 2018!

Fall 2019 Orientation

Thursday, August 22, 2019

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
All Student Services Office are open to address any questions or last minute needs you may have. Offices you may want to visit: Admissions, Advising, Business Office, Financial Aid, Registrar. 

9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Residence Hall & New Student Orientation Check-in-Student Union Building

NOTE: If you are going to live in the residence hall, you can check in for New Student Orientation at the Gym from 1:30-1:45 p.m. 

2:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Orientation Activities
Keynote Speaker begins promptly at 2:00 p.m. in the Gym.


Friday, August 23, 2019 - Sunday, August 25, 2019 - New Student Orientation Continues...

All meals are provided for New Student Orientation Participants. Parents and other guests are welcome to share meals in the Food Court. Meals for parents and other guests are $8 per person, $6 age 5-12, under 5 years – no charge. Meal tickets may be purchased in advance or at the Food Court.