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!

Fall 2021 Week of Welcome - September 25th - October 2nd

 Date Time Event  Location 
Saturday, Sept. 25 You will receive a notice from Housing & Residence Life Residential Student Move- In Residence Hall & Village 
Saturday, Sept. 25 Family Movie Night Family Movie Night Outdoors or College Union Auditorium
Sunday, Sept. 26 10:00am - 12:00pm (Tentative) Parent Orientation College Union
Sunday, Sept. 26 TBD NSO Check-In TBD
Sept. 26 - Oct. 2 9/26 - 9/28 All Day, 9/29 - 10/2 Evenings NSO Events  Oregon Tech KF & PM Campuses
Wednesday, 9/29 All Day 1st Day of Fall Term University Wide

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 attend Orientation:

  • 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
Student Involvement & Belonging

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