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Freshman Orientation

We Change Lives

WELCOME CLASS OF 2024!

IT’S TIME TO REGISTER FOR COWBOY CAMP (FRESHMAN ORIENTATION)!

“NEW FOR 2020 – COWBOY CAMP (FRESHMAN ORIENTATION) HAS COMPLETELY CHANGED.”

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 Cowboy Camp (Freshman Orientation). New students will learn about university resources and services, meet new friends, faculty and staff and register for classes with their advisors.

Cowboy Camp (Freshman Orientation) is a mandatory class for all incoming students. To receive full credit, students must complete all parts of Cowboy Camp (Freshman Orientation).

Cowboy Camp (Freshman Orientation) will consist of the following three parts:
1) Complete an Online Orientation. (Scroll down to access the Online Orientation link.)
2) Attend an 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 Cowboy Camp.)

Cowboy Camp (Freshman Orientation) Dates:

  • August 13, 2020 (Thursday)
  • August 14, 2020 (Friday)
  • August 15, 2020 (Saturday)

Cowboy Camp (Freshman Orientation) Class Times:

  • TBA

*** Students will be required to stay at Cowboy Camp (Freshman Orientation) the entire time. If a student arrives late or leaves early, they will be required to attend another orientation.

Cowboy Camp (Freshman Orientation) Schedule:

  • TBA

Orientation Class Fee:

The fee for Cowboy Camp (Freshman Orientation) is $150.00 and is non-refundable. After attending Cowboy Camp, the fee will be assessed into the student’s tuition and fee bill. Please do not bring the $150.00 to Orientation.

Driving and Parking Information

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Cowboy Camp (Freshman Orientation) Registration: 

Part One: Complete Online Orientation 

ONLINE ORIENTATION DIRECTIONS:
Step One: Click on the link below.
Step Two: Click on “Entering Freshman.
Step Three: Click on “Create A New Student Account” and create an account. 
** Don’t forget your username and password.
Step Four: Log in and complete the Online Orientation.

CLICK HERE TO COMPLETE THE ONLINE ORIENTATION!

Part Two: Register for Cowboy Camp (Freshman Orientation)

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

For any questions or concerns related to Cowboy Camp (Freshman Orientation), please contact the Office of Freshman Advising.
– Phone: (337) 475-5175
– Email: orientation@mcneese.edu