Spring Transfer Orientation

Things to Know About Orientation

  • Attendance at a complete orientation program is mandatory, partial attendance does not fulfill your requirement.
  • You must pay your confirmation fee of $85 in order to confirm your admission to NIU and to make an orientation reservation.
  • Orientation is when you meet with your advisor and register for classes. You can’t register for classes without attending orientation first.

What To Expect

  • Understand your academic expectations, graduation requirements and responsibilities
  • Meet and begin to build a relationship with your academic advisor
  • Begin to learn about the tools and resources designed to help you be successful
  • Become familiar with the campus environment, both physical and online
  • Identify how you want to get engaged and involved at NIU
  • Increase your awareness of resources and strategies for success
  • Learn what it means to be an NIU Huskie—a member of an inclusive community