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New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation (NSO) is held each year on the weekend preceding the start of fall term classes. Students who come to orientation receive Oregon Tech gear, free meals, and the chance to win great prizes while learning all about being an Oregon Tech Owl!

The mission of NSO is to empower incoming Oregon Tech students by providing opportunities and experiences which are designed to:

Integrate students with the campus community
Equip new students with resources and areas of support
Connect with their fellow students
Facilitate transition and foster success in collaboration with
other campus departments and Week of Welcome programs

Benefits for students who come to Orientation include:

  • Free meals for the weekend
  • Free shirt
  • Events and games Thursday- Sunday
  • Chance to win prizes
  • Meet fellow new/transfer students
  • Meet staff and returning students from their major
  • Have a discounted shopping spree at Fred Meyer
  • Get to know the ins and outs of campus 

Returning Students Can Get Involved!

Orientation is planned for students by students. A team of student leaders work diligently all summer to put together an awesome program for new and transfer students. The vision of the NSO Team is carried out by an incredible team of volunteers who will participate during the week of welcome. If you would like to become a part of the NSO Volunteer Team, click here to fill out this online form.​​

Local Business Can Get Involved!
The Orientation Team is seeking businesses in the Klamath Basin to get involved in welcoming our incoming students!

Opportunities Include:

  • Attract new customers by donating items to our raffle! 
  • Showcase your business at the Super Club/ Information Resource Fair at Oregon Tech.
  • Gain recognition by over 4,000 students and their families for your organization through program sponsorship.
  • Bring students and employees to your business by hosting an event on site.
  • And more!

Resources & Involvement

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Questions? Contact Us!

NSO Team

OfficeCampus Life, CU 107

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