Orientation students

Transfer Orientation

The president, deans, faculty and staff of Notre Dame de Namur University invite you to attend Argo Orientation — the key to a successful beginning to your NDNU experience.

Orientation Team 2014

NDNU Orientation provides you with:

  • On-site registration for classes
  • Information about your major and assistance from a faculty advisor in planning your class schedule
  • Knowledgeable students and staff to answer your questions about college life and campus resources
  • The opportunity to learn about your NDNU email and web accounts, receive your student ID and apply for your parking permit
  • A campus tour tailored to your specific needs

Orientation is the best way to start a successful academic career. You will leave orientation with an understanding of how you will be a successful student at NDNU.

Orientation Sessions

The Spring New Student Orientation is on Tuesday, January 13, 2015. Students needing to take the math placement exam (students needing to take the math placement or language placement exam will be emailed if they need to take these exams) should check-in at 10:45 a.m. All other students should check-in at 11:45 a.m. The orientation session is noon–5:30 p.m. The program is designed to prepare you for registration and to help you learn what to expect from NDNU. The information and assistance available to you make orientation the best source of information about Notre Dame de Namur University. The orientation fee is $60, plus $15 for each guest attending.

Register Online

New transfer students are also eligible to utilize the online orientation module in addition to attending an onsite orientation.


Transfers will be allowed to move-in starting Monday, January 12 at 9 a.m.

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Gillian Wallace, Interim Director of Student Life and Leadership
650-508-3718, gwallace@ndnu.edu