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The President, Deans, faculty, and staff of Notre Dame de Namur University invite you and your family to attend Argo Orientation – the key to a successful beginning to your NDNU experience.
NDNU Orientation provides you with:
Families will participate in a concurrent family orientation program geared specifically towards families. Attendees will:
Each Orientation session is one full day beginning at 7:30 a.m. and ending at 4:30 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.
All students are charged a one-time $175 Orientation fee (family members are $15 per person). The fee covers the student’s summer Orientation session and Week of Welcome workshops and events (August 22– September 2). Payment can be made over the phone, online, or when you arrive for Orientation.
All students are required to take the Math Placement Assessment prior to registration. This exam will be offered on the morning of your Orientation session or during Week of Welcome (WOW!). Some students will be required to take the Modern Language assessment.
Freshmen will be allowed to move-in on Thursday, August 22 from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. New Volleyball, Cross Country, and Soccer Athletes who attended an orientation will be allowed to move-in on Saturday, August 17, from 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Week of Welcome (WOW!)
Week of Welcome is separate from the summer sessions that you have attended during the summer. This is a required engaging program for all new Freshmen to assist you in your transition into NDNU. All freshmen are required to enroll in the Week of Welcome (IDS 1000) course during their advising session at Orientation.
During WOW! you will be:
Additionally, you will receive resource materials and your Student Handbook. WOW! sessions begin Friday, August 23 and end September 2. All Freshmen are required to attend all sessions and events (attendance will affect your grade for Week of Welcome if you do not attend sessions). Students will receive their WOW! schedule booklet at the Family Dinner on Thursday, August 22. This booklet must be turned in promptly after WOW! ends.