General Information: Fall 2014

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What is New Student Orientation?

New Student Orientation (NSO) is a program intentionally designed for incoming students and their parents. The program will include information on academics, student activities, student services, living on campus, international programs, and much more. University administrators, faculty, staff, and upper-division students will be available throughout the program to answer all of your questions about college life. NSO begins Thursday, January 8, for all students.  NSO ends for parents on Friday, January 9, 3 p.m. Classes begin Monday, January 12.  All new students are required to attend New Student Orientation.

Who Attends New Student Orientation?

NSO is designed for new students who intend to enroll at Seaver College and their parents. A majority of the students attending NSO will be accompanied by one or more parents; however, there will be several students attending without parents. In addition, there will be faculty members and selected upper-division students present to assist with academic advising and answer any questions.

Tentative Orientation Schedules

The parent and student orientation schedules will be posted here December 1, 2014.

Starting Time and Check in Location

All Students
Check-in is in the Howard A. White Center (HAWC) on Thursday, January 8, 2015, 7:30 - 10 a.m.


NSO will take place on the Seaver College Malibu campus.