Make plans to attend one of these NSO sessions. Students who attend earlier sessions
generally have better options for class selections. Please note there are specific sessions for music majors (May 18-19, June 8-9, June
22-23, July 6-7).
Below are the Orientation Dates for New Freshman Students.Deadline to register for
the freshman orientation sessions is May 15, 2015!
*For academic scholarship recipients only!
Below is an abbreviated outline of the schedule for your two-day session. You will
receive a more detailed schedule when you arrive at Orientation. Orientation is a
continuous program with all activities scheduled in a necessary sequence. Students
are required to attend all sessions on both days and to spend the night on campus. The orientation
schedule requires extensive walking so please wear comfortable shoes and bring an
||Check-in & Information Fair
||Welcome and Meet Your Orientation Guides
||Academic Planning With Advisors
||Lunch and Information Fair
||Student Life Workshops and College Issues
||Pool Party at the Campus Recreation Center (Swimming, Basketball, Table Tennis, Video
Games, and FUN, FUN, FUN!!!)
||Financial Aid & Scholarships, Health & Wellness, Preparing for Academic Success, Faculty
||Academic Advising, Schedule Planning, Registration, and Light Lunch
Students will have various times for advising and registration. Although you may finish
earlier, please be prepared to stay until 4:00 p.m.
All incoming freshmen will receive a brochure in their mailbox with detailed information
about New Student Orientation. If you did not receive a brochure in the mail, you
may download one here. (link to NSO Gen Freshman Mailer attached in email) You must have been admitted
to the University of Memphis in order to attend New Student Orientation.
Freshman Orientation Student Fee - $100
Includes one night in an on-campus residence hall, three meals, refreshment breaks,
and Orientation materials.