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Office of New Student Orientation

Welcome to UNO!

New Student Orientation (NSO) is designed to assist you with the transition to UNO's academic and student life, provide you an opportunity to become familiar with your college, meet faculty and administrators, and to help you register for your first semester of classes. It is a chance to make new friends and begin your academic life positively.

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Orientation Programs

We have developed different orientation programs to meet the unique needs of UNO's diverse student body. Adult students (over the age of 25) are not required to attend an orientation, but alternative options are available.

Freshman Orientation


Fall Orientation
Spring & Summer
STEM Scholars
Parents and Guests

*Required for first-time college students.

Transfer Orientation


Transfer Orientation

Students transferring to UNO with less than 60 hours are required to attend transfer orientation. However, all transfer students are encouraged to attend.

International Orientation


International Orientation

This orientation is designated specifically for our international students. International students will learn more about what to expect and what will be expected of you.

Distance Learners

Distance Learners

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UNO strives to aid in the transition of first year distance learners. You will be guided through everything you will need to know about being a student at UNO.