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New Student Orientation

You're never alone as a WVU student. During NSO, we’ll help you navigate next steps in the enrollment process, schedule your first semester classes and introduce you to the Mountaineer family who’ll be at your side.

Are you ready for NSO?

Spring NSO is for students entering WVU in January 2023.

I need to register.

Entering WVU during the spring 2023 semester? Registering online is quick and easy. Grab your WVU ID number (from the top of your WVU acceptance letter) and let’s get started.

Register for NSO

I'm registered.

You're ready to begin! Let us explain the five parts of NSO, what to expect and tips for completing the process.

Explore NSO

I'm a family member.

Welcome! You’re a Mountaineer now, too. Use our College Knowledge booklet and Family Resources page to find helpful information just for you.

Download College Knowledge Family Resources

Frequently Asked Questions

Am I required to complete NSO?

ALL incoming first-time freshman (undergraduate) students for spring 2023 must complete the NSO modules in order to receive a class schedule.

Learn more about Am I required to complete NSO?

Is NSO in-person this year?

All academic onboarding will be completed virtually. However, you have the option and are highly encouraged to come to campus for Destination WVU.

Learn more about Is NSO in-person this year?

How do I know who my adviser is?

After you complete the online modules, you will receive an email indicating how you can move forward with getting an advising appointment.

More NSO Questions Answered →

Class of 2027 Social Center

Two students in the forest at Coopers Rock. One is holding a WVU Let's Go flag.

Start Your Journey

You’re a proud Mountaineer now, so head over to our social center for Class of 2027 merchandise, WVU-themed wallpapers and downloads, a #WVUbound playlist and lots more. We have downloads especially for your parents and grandparents, too! And you're all invited to join our Class of 2027 Facebook groups — we have one for students and one for families.

Class of 2027 Social Center