Orientation is your introduction to Norwich, and the chance to learn what you’ll need to succeed as an undergraduate. The Office of New Student Orientation will help you make a positive transition into the Norwich community and become acquainted with college life, which includes social development, community living, wellness and academics.

Orientation is a requirement for all new Norwich University students (residential and commuter).

New Civilian Student Arrival Day

The Spring 2016 New Civilian Student Arrival Day (Commuter & On-Campus Residential) is Saturday, January 16, 2016. In-processing/check-in takes place between 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. in Jackman Hall. New Civilian Student Orientation activities begin at 11:15 a.m.

Spring 2016 New Student Orientation Schedule (PDF)

For questions regarding new student orientation, contact the Orientation Office at 802.485.3372 or email orientation@norwich.edu.

At Orientation you may:

  • Meet with faculty, staff, and academic advisors.
  • Review your course schedule and adjust it as needed.Learn about campus programs and services.
  • Be introduced to NU traditions and Guiding Values.
  • Learn about residence halls and community living.
  • Participate in group activities.
  • Meet other students, make new friends, and become part of the Norwich Family.

Information for New Students

Housing for Residential Students

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