First-Year Orientation Dates

Registration for orientation will be available in early September 2018.

Attendance at a complete orientation session is mandatory, partial attendance does not fulfill your requirement.

You'll only be allowed to attend sessions available to you via the MyNIU system. Advising for some majors and colleges is not available on all dates. Session date availability is based on your major and are first come, first serve. Please note, we do not have a waitlist. 

Please note, if you change your major, your orientation date may change too. After you submit your form, you’ll receive confirmation of this change within 48 hours. Questions, Contact us at 815-753-1535. 

Session Date
1 Wednesday, November 14
2 Tuesday, November 20
3 Friday, December 7
4 Thursday, January 10, 2019 (Express Orientation)