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Have you taken ALEKS? You must have a proctored ALEKS score on file to register for NSO. Learn about ALEKS.

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?

NSO is for students entering WVU in the fall semester.

I need to register.

Entering WVU in fall 2023? 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 Family Resources page to find helpful information just for you.

Family Resources

Frequently Asked Questions

Am I required to complete NSO?

ALL incoming first-time freshman (undergraduate) students must complete all components of NSO.

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Is NSO in-person this year?

One of the required components of NSO this year is an in-person on-campus event. All incoming first-time freshman students are required to attend.

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Do I need to take the ALEKS math assessment?

ALEKS is required for all incoming first-time freshman students. You must take the assessment before registering for NSO.

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Questions? Email us and we will be happy to help.