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800 Martinsburg Road
Mount Vernon, OH 43050

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September 2022
Noon - 10:00 p.m.
The Grove on Main Campus
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Hyson Campus Center 2nd Floor Lobby
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New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation is essential and required for all new freshmen, transfer, and full-time College Credit Plus students who are enrolling for fall 2022.

Upcoming Dates:

  • TBA

Placement Testing Info
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. or 11:00 a.m. – Noon: ACCUPLACER Writing Tests
11:00 a.m. – Noon: Trigonometry Test for STEM Majors


Morning Catch up Session: Required for all students who are not “NSO Ready”
Is this you? Complete your whole New Student Checklist now! (
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.: Check-in for students who are not NSO READY and have an incomplete New Student Checklist
10:30 a.m.: Early Opening Session & time to complete your New Student Checklist


Lunch and Optional Activities
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: Lunch
11:30 a.m. - Noon: Honors Program check-in
12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.: Honors Program Gathering
11:30 a.m.: Campus Tours begin at the 586 Café


New Student Orientation General Sessions
12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.: Check-in for students who are “NSO READY”
  • Is this you? NSO Ready students have completed ALL items on their New Student Checklist (
1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.: New Student Orientation Breakout Sessions
  • Student Sessions: Academic Advising Groups, Student Life & Traditions, Residence/Commuter Life
  • Parent/Guardian Sessions: Session 1 and Session 2
4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.: Closing Session (Chapel) – everyone
  • Optional Activities: Open Dorms, Bookstore, Campus Tours beginning at the Chapel

Want to see what else is left to do? Complete your New Student Checklist!

Reminder to students with prior completed College Credit Plus, and Advanced Placement (AP) coursework: To receive credit for coursework, your official transcripts or test scores must be faxed directly from the school's registrar/guidance office or mailed/delivered in a sealed envelope from the office before August 31. Transcripts can be faxed to Transcripts at 740-393-0511 or mailed to MVNU Admissions, 800 Martinsburg Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050.

2022 Important Dates
- NSO Ready deadline: May 15
- Welcome Week Ready deadline: August 10
- Freshmen Move In: August 25
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check out an NSO recap!