New Student Orientation (NSO)

    future Owls!!! 

    All first-year students (freshmen) who will be attending Southern Connecticut State University in the Fall of 2024 are required to attend a New Student Orientation session, prior to the start of their first semester. This orientation session will also serve as a platform for course registration and academic advising for the fall semester. 
    • Check-in kicks off bright and early at 8:30 am on the first day and wraps up at 5:00 pm on the second day.
    • Students must stay overnight as part of the program.
    • Family Orientation commences at 8:30 am and finishes at 5 pm on the initial day of each session, complete with provided lunch.
    These specially curated two-day overnight sessions are packed with tailored activities, programs, and immersive experiences geared towards setting students up for success! Complete with overnight accommodations and all meals included, participants are expected to check in by 8:30 am on the first day, stay overnight, and remain until the program concludes at 5 pm on the second day. Get set for an unforgettable journey towards achieving your goals! 


    United States—Connecticut