Hays Student Center
Student Success Center

Orientation and 1st Year Experience

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

We cannot wait for you and your family to arrive on campus. New students are immersed into the Northeastern family during a four-day academic and social orientation to campus. You can look forward to exciting and fun activities as well as preparation for campus technology and academic advising.

New Student Orientation

Thursday, Aug 15

All Student Services Open
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Hays Student Center
Student Success, Financial Aid, Bookstore, Housing, Records, Admissions, Cashier, Monahan Learning Center (MLC) open at 8 a.m.
New Student Move-in
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
White Tents at Residence Halls

Log in to NJC App and check your email
Set up payment plan (Cashier or Access NJC)
Get your Student ID picture taken (Housing)

Club/Community Fair & Family BBQ
4 - 6 p.m
Clock Tower

Learn about 20+ clubs at NJC and become familiar with local businesses and organizations. 
BBQ is at 5 p.m.! Bring your Family
Movie Under the Stars!
9 - 11 p.m.
Poole Field
Bring blankets and pillows and come enjoy the featured movie... "Easy A"
Video Game Tournament
9 - 11 p.m.
E.S. French 212
Join us in the collaborative Classroom with 6 TV's streaming games of all varieties. Bring your gaming console for a personalized experience.
Crowd of students

Friday, Aug. 16

Breakfast 7 - 8:30 a.m. in the Cafe Monahan Learning Center open 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
"N" Photo - Class of 2021!
8:30 a.m. Poole Field
Meet at Poole field to be part of Northeastern history, class of 2021!

Welcome to Northeastern!
9 - 9:30 a.m. in ESF Theatre

You will be welcomed by NJC's ASG Officer Team, and learn about all the awesome activities on Campus.
9:40 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Attend the sessions indicated on your color schedule. Topics include: Academic Advising, iPad, and Academic Technology. You could also win a prize, valued at $150, by competing in the scavenger hunt!
Lunch 11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the Cafe

Let's eat!

Residence Life Meeting
3:30 - 4 p.m. in the E.S. French Theater

Dinner 4:30 - 6 p.m. in the Cafe Let's eat!
Foam Dance Pit
7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Clock Tower
This is not your average dance party. Bubbles over your head, lights and music! This is an orientation favorite!
Students at Clock Tower

Saturday, Aug. 17

Brunch 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in the Cafe Let's eat!
Returning Student Move-in
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
White tents at Residence Halls
Log in to Access NJC and check you email. 
Set up payment plan (Cashier or Access).
Pick up your new I.D. at check-in.
All Student Services Open
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Hays Student Center
Student Success, Financial Aid, Bookstore, Housing, Records, Admissions, Cashier
NJC Jamboree
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Clock Tower
Join us for yard games, human foosball, water tag, water slide, and ride the mechanical shark!
Class Quest
2 - 3 p.m.
Meet at the Bookstore
Don't forget to bring your schedule!
Dinner 5 - 6 p.m. in the Cafe Let's eat!
Plainswomen Volleyball Scrimmage 5 - 7 p.m. in the Bank of Colorado Event Center
8:30 - 10 p.m.
Applied Technology Campus
Join your Associated Student Government (ASG) officers for a welcome back Bonfire.
There will be s'mores, of course!
Students at Bonfire

Sunday, Aug. 18

Meals follow the regular schedule in the Cafe
Kickball Chaos 6:30 - 8 p.m. at Herbie Field

Monday, Aug. 19

Classes Begin!!!

Monday Madness! All day @ E.S. French Atrium
Disk Golf Tournament 6:30 p.m. @ Bank of Colorado Event Center

Tuesday, Aug. 20

Queso and Tango! 7 p.m. @ E.S. French Atrium

Wednesday, Aug. 21

Bowling for Books! 8 - 10 p.m. @ Ice Lanes - 208 N 10th Ave. - $1 Shoe Rental and FREE Bowling!

Thursday, Aug 22

$2 Movie Night! 9 p.m. @ Fox Five Theatre - bring your student I.D.

Friday, Aug 23

Capture the Flag! 7 p.m. @ Clocktower