New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation is a fun and interactive way to learn about programs of study, academic and student support resources, transferring to a four-year institution, and student life.

New Student Orientation is a program for all students with no prior college or university enrollment (excluding dual enrollment). As a new student, you are required to attend a New Student Orientation session. Orientation sessions are offered at both the Hampton and Historic Triangle campuses. 

Orientation Checklist

During Orientation

  • Learn about Thomas Nelson and the resources available to help you succeed
  • Take a campus tour (day sessions only)
  • Learn how to navigate the Student Information System (SIS)
  • Register for classes for your first semester

After Orientation

How to Register for New Student Orientation

  1. Click the link for the appropriate campus below
  2. Select the date and time you want to attend
  3. Complete the registration form
  4. Arrive on time to your scheduled orientation session

Hampton campus
Espada Room, Moore Hall
600 Butler Farm Road
Hampton, VA 23666

Register online

Historic Triangle campus
Library, Room 100M
4601 Opportunity Way
Williamsburg, VA 23188

Register online