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Welcome WeekNew Student Institute

New Student Institute

New Student Institute is two days of educational sessions and fun activities for new students to learn more about what it means to be a student here at Mount Vernon Nazarene University. Sessions are mandatory for all new students, commuters, and transfer students. (Accepted students who have reapplied for admission to MVNU after previously attending do not need to attend NSI.)

All new students beginning courses at MVNU in the spring semester are required to attend NSI on January 10-11, 2023. The schedule is below.

You may download the schedule below as a PDF here.

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

1:00 PM Residential Students Check In Welcome Center
2:00 PM Academic Advising Appointments Academic Service Building
4:00 PM Welcome/Meet Mentors/Campus Tour Foster Hall
5:30 PM Dinner Foster Hall
6:30 PM Evening Fun Meet at Pioneer Parking Lot
9:30 PM Return to Campus

Wednesday, January 11, 2022

8:00 AM Spring NSI Check In Continental Breakfast Available) Foster Hall
8:30 AM Welcome & Overview of Day Foster Hall
8:45 AM First Year Foundations Overview Foster Hall
9:15 AM Get Connected: Part 1 Foster Hall
9:45 AM Live Healthy Habits: Part 1 Foster Hall
10:45 AM Get Connected: Part 2 Foster Hall
11:00 AM Get Connected: Part 3 Foster Hall
11:30 AM Learn How to Learn: Part 1 Foster Hall
12:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM Live Healthy Habits: Part 3 Foster Hall
1:30 PM Residential Students - Live Healthy Habits: Part 3: Living On Campus Foster Hall
2:00 PM Live Healthy Habits: Part 4: Title IX (30 min) Foster Hall
2:30 PM Learn How to Learn: Part 2: Academic Expectations at MVNU Foster Hall
3:30 PM Live Healthy Habits and Get Connected
4:00 PM Ribbon Cutting Ariel Lobby
4:30 PM Wrap Up/Next Steps Foster Hall
5:00 PM Dinner Dining Commons
8:00 PM Pancake Event Residence Halls/Central Complex

* The Trigonometry Test is only required for those who are notified via email.
** Commuters are excused at this time.

For More Info
Contact 740-397-9000, ext 4604, or email Tiffany VanDame, Director of Campus Life, at