New Argo Orientation Day Checklist

To better prepare you for the start of classes, we have developed this checklist for you as a guide to monitor your progress in becoming a NDNU student. It is essential that you complete the following steps before moving to campus.

#1  Register for a New Argo Orientation Day

Phone: 650-508-3718
Orientation Web Page

New Argo Orientation Day sessions are on a first-come, first-served basis. Register early! This day will be an opportunity for students to meet fellow Argos, connect to University resources, get important information, take math/language placement tests, and receive one on one advising time to go over Fall class schedules. Lunch is provided and guests and families are welcome!


#2  Confirm Financial Aid (if applicable)

Contact: Financial Aid
Phone: 650-508-3741
Financial Aid Web Page

Contact the Financial Aid Office if you are a student who applied for Financial Aid and have not received your award letter or if you have any questions.


#3  Apply for Housing

Contact: The Housing Office
Phone: 650-508-3759
University Housing Web Page

Make sure to complete and submit your housing application! Housing is guaranteed for new first-year students and students will love our Residential Communities!


#4  Complete and Submit Health Insurance Form

Contact: Counseling and Health Services
Phone: 650-508-3459
Counseling and Health Services Web Page

You must complete and submit the Student Health Insurance form. The form provides for either enrollment in NDNU’s group insurance plan or the waiver option indicated on the form.


#5  Check your NDNU Campus Portal (after your New Argo Orientation Day)

Use the login instructions that you received at your New Argo Business Day session. Your portal page will provide you with your housing assignment (if living on campus), account balance, missing financial aid materials or issues with transcripts.

Contact the Business Office at 650-508-3565 for payment arrangements; and Admissions for T-1/T-2 holds at 650-508-3600.


#6  Make your Payment Arrangements with the NDNU Business Office

Contact the Business Office to secure financial clearance and set up payment arrangements (650-508-3565 or email: All resident students must be financially cleared prior to checking into the residence halls.