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Spring First-time Freshman Orientation

New Student Orientation Spring 2023
Friday, November 4
or Friday, December 2

Spring classes begin on Wednesday, January 11. Mark your calendars!

New Student Orientation is a half-day orientation program for incoming spring first-time freshmen. During New Student Orientation, you will spend the day on campus learning more about Northwest services and resources, meeting with an academic advisor and receiving your first semester class schedule.

We understand that you may not be the only one with unanswered questions. You are welcome to bring your parents and family members to attend with you.

How to Sign Up

Register for New Student Orientation at

After you register for orientation, you will receive email updates with important information about orientation, including a detailed schedule. Please plan to be on campus from approximately 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Be sure to check your email regularly!

Bearcat Tip: Save the date for Winter Welcome – Jan. 8-10, 2023!

View Winter Welcome website