Hays Student Center
Student Success Center

Orientation and 1st Year Experience

Welcome Northeastern students! Orientation is a great opportunity to be introduced to campus.

Can you believe summer is almost over?! 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.  You can look forward to exciting and fun activities as well as preparation for campus technology and academic advising. 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

Below please find the schedule for Move-In, Orientation and First Week Activities:


Move in Thursday, August 19

Residential Hall Students 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

-Check in at the tent in front of your assigned residence hall

Off-Campus Students 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. 

-Check in at Hays Student Center Room 104

*ALL New Students*

-New Student Family BBQ from  4:00-6:00 p.m.  located at the Clock Tower and surrounding courtyard.  Northeastern Clubs will have representatives available at this time to answer questions and help you get signed up. Additionally there will be a Community Fair with local businesses and giveaways.

-Movie Night- "Soul" at dark, outside of Poole Hall


Move in Friday, August 20

Residential Hall Students 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Check in the tent in front of your assigned residence hall

Off-Campus Students 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Check in at Hays Student Center Room 104

Friday August 20th, 2021—New Student Orientation Schedule

¨ Welcome: Hosted by ASG, E.S. French Theater 9:00-9:30 a.m.

¨ Academic Advising– Advising done by Academic Department

- Math/Science—9:30-10:30 a.m. Hays Student Center Ballroom

- Fire/EMS—9:30-10:30 a.m. Knowles Hall, Room 312

- Liberal Arts-9:30-10:30 a.m. ES French Theater

- Nursing-9:30-10:30 a.m. PW 212

- Business-9:30-10:30 a.m. BOC Event Center Balcony

- Cosmetology-9:30-10:30 a.m. Cosmo Building

- Agriculture-9:30-10:30 a.m. BOC Auxiliary Gym

- Applied Tech-9:30-10:30 a.m. ATC Lebsock Schmidt Hall (front class)

- Undecided-9:30-10:30 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 @ 3:30).

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

¨ Technology

¨ Group Picture 3:30-3:45 p.m. meet @ ES French Theater

¨ Res Life Meeting-*Mandatory*  3:45-4:15 p.m. ES French Theater

¨ Athletics Meeting-New Student Athletes-*Mandatory* 4:30 p.m. Main Gym

¨ Glow in the Dark Volleyball- Herbie Lawn 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 21

-RA Tours

-Bonfire Night- North Campus 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, August 22

-Fun in the Sun Day- Clocktower 2:30 p.m.

  • Play games like: 

    • Water balloon toss

    • Beach Ball rely race

    • Water limbo

    • Hamsterballs

    • Slip n Slide

Classes Start MONDAY, AUGUST 23!!!!!!

This is also 'Social Media Day'-Follow us on Social media and look for a giveaway based on hashtags being posted

Tuesday, August 24

-Dorm 'Capture the Flag'-Meet in Dorm Lobby 8:00 p.m.

Wednesday, August 25

-Dance & Dye- Blue Spruce Courtyard 6:30 p.m.

  •  You will be provided with a white shirt that has “NJC” in black to tie-dye
  •  You will learn line dances 

Thursday- August 26

-Trivia in the Chuckwagon Cafe 7:00 p.m.

  • Come play trivia for prizes!!!


See you soon!