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Freshman Orientation

Freshman Orientation

WELCOME CLASS OF 2023!


IT'S TIME TO REGISTER FOR FRESHMAN ORIENTATION! We're excited that you'll be joining us at McNeese State University! One of the first steps in becoming a McNeese student is to experience Freshman Orientation. New students will learn about university resources and services, meet new friends, faculty and staff and register for classes with their advisors.

Orientation is a mandatory class for all incoming students. To receive credit for Freshman Orientation, students must complete all parts of orientation. Freshman Orientation will consist of the following three parts:
1) Complete an Online Orientation. (Scroll down to access the Online Orientation link.)
2) Attend a one-day, on-campus orientation. (Scroll down to access the link to register for the on-campus orientation.)
3) Complete the Engage Program. (This information will be provided to you at orientation and in the online orientation.)


Orientation Class Dates and Location

- August 15, 2019 (Thursday): Bulber Auditorium


Orientation Class Times

Check-In: 7:30 a.m.
Welcome: 8:00 a.m.
Ending: 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Orientation Class Fee

The fee for Orientation is $100.00 and is non-refundable. After attending Orientation, the fee will be assessed into the student's tuition and fee bill. Please do not bring the $100.00 to Orientation.


STEP ONE: Complete Online Orientation 

- DIRECTIONS: First, click on the link below. Second, click on "Entering Freshman." After clicking on Entering Freshman, click on "Create A New Student Account." 


CLICK HERE TO COMPLETE THE ONLINE ORIENTATION!



STEP TWO: Register for On-Campus Orientation  

IF YOU GRADUATED IN 2018-2019, CLICK ON A DATE BELOW TO REGISTER FOR ORIENTATION.
- IF YOU GRADUATED IN 2017 OR BEFORE, YOU NEED TO SCHEDULE FOR THE NONTRADITIONAL ORIENTATION.
To register for Orientation, click on the date listed below.
ORIENTATION REGISTRATION






For any questions or concerns relating to Freshman Orientation, please contact the office of Freshman Advising and Orientation.
- Phone: (337) 475-5175
- Email: orientation@mcneese.edu