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Non-Traditional Orientation

We Change Lives


We’re excited that you’ll be joining us at McNeese State University. During the Nontraditional, you will learn about university resources and services and meet new friends, faculty and staff.

Nontraditional Orientation is a mandatory class for all incoming students. To receive full credit, students must complete all parts of Nontraditional Orientation.

Nontraditional Orientation Dates:

  • January 13, 2021 (Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.)

Nontraditional Orientation Location

For Spring, the Nontraditional Orientation will be presented in a virtual format. When you register for the Nontraditional Orientation, you will be provided with the directions.

Nontraditional Orientation Fee

The fee for Nontraditional Orientation is $100, and it is non-refundable. After attending the Nontraditional Orientation, the fee will be assessed into the student’s tuition and fee bill.

Nontraditional Orientation: Part One – Online Orientation


  1. Complete your Online Orientation
  2. Click on “Entering Freshman.
  3. Click on “Create A New Student Account” and create an account. ** Don’t forget your username and password.
  4. Log in and complete the Online Orientation.

Nontraditional Orientation: Part Two – Register for Virtual Nontraditional Orientation