Hays Student Center
Student Success Center

Orientation and 1st Year Experience

Welcome Northeastern students! Fall 2023 Orientation is a great opportunity to be introduced to campus. As in years past, Orientation will be held in a hybrid format. Prior to arrival on campus you will need to review the training videos included on this page and complete the mandatory Alcohol, Marijuana and Sexual Assault Prevention courses. We ask that all students, starting new at Northeastern in the Fall of 2023, join us on August 18th, at 9:00 a.m. in E.S. French Theater for the IN-PERSON portion of New Student Orientation. Orientation is mandatory and will introduce you to services on campus with their location and point of contact, and ensure that you are technologically prepared to begin classes on Monday, August 21st.

*Adult Learner/Commuter Student Orientation*
If you do not live in the Residence Halls, or are working full-time and/or have dependents you are caring for, we invite you to an alternative lunch Orientation on Thursday, August 17th, from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in the Chuckwagon Cafe located on the Northeastern Campus.

The schedule for August 18th Orientation is as follows:

Friday August 18th, 2023—New Student Orientation Schedule

  •  Welcome: Hosted by ASG, E.S. French Theater 9:00-9:15 a.m.               

    •  *Featured Guest Speaker: Dr. Ryan Ross 9:15-10:00 a.m.

  • Academic Advising– Advising done by Academic Department

    •  Math/Science—10:00-11:00 a.m. Whyman, Room 110 and 111

    •  Fire/EMS—10:00-11:00 a.m. Knowles Hall, Room 312

    •  Liberal Arts-10:00-11:00 a.m. ES French Theater

    •  Nursing-10:00-11:00 a.m. Whyman 212

    •  Business-10:00-11:00 a.m. Hays Student Center 230

    •  Cosmetology-10:00-11:00 a.m. Cosmo Building

    •  Agriculture-10:00-11:00 a.m. Beede Hamil

    •  Applied Tech-10:00-11:00 a.m. ATC Lebsack Schmidt Hall (front class)

    •  Undecided-10:00-11:00 a.m.  ES French, Room 218

  • Scavenger Hunt– to be completed throughout the day and returned at Res Life Meeting. Name will be entered into a prize drawing (return to ESF Theater @ 3:00).

  •  Monahan Learning Center (MLC) open for drop-in tours 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

  • ​​​​​​Technology Help ES French Room 122 and 123

  • “How to do College”-*Mandatory* ESF Theater 3:00-3:15

  • Group Picture 3:20-3:30 p.m. ES French Theater

  • Res Life Meeting-*Mandatory*  3:30-4:00 p.m. ES French Theater

  • New Student-Athlete Meeting- *Mandatory* 4:15 p.m. BOC Main Gym

 Below you’ll find some helpful tips for move-in:

  • You MUST HAVE your Payment Plan set up, your Student I.D. Picture taken, and be enrolled in 12+ Credits BEFORE you are able to move in
    • To take care of your bill, login to your NJC Access account, click on “Financial Aid and Payments”
    • To take your picture for your photo I.D. please visit the Housing Office in Hays Student Center 113
    • If you are not in 12+ credits, please contact NJCStudentSuccessCenter@njc.edu

We cannot wait for you and your family to arrive on campus.  Please check D2L before classes start on Monday for important information about meeting dates and times.

Prior to campus arrival please complete the following courses and training videos:


Student Success Center-Navigate
Mandatory Alcohol-Wise Course

Sign in to the Alcohol-Wise course here.
Username: your NJC Student Email address
Password: NJCpete2022
Problems? Contact help@3rdmil.com or call 888-810-7990

See you soon!