NSO stands for New Student Orientation.

It is a time where our campus welcomes YOU, the new class of students to Trinity. We are excited to invite you and your family to participate in New Student Orientation 2016! We look forward to meeting you in person and welcoming you into our vibrant Christian learning community.

2016-2017 Orientation Dates

We are so excited to meet you at New Student Orientation! In preparation for your time at Trinity, please note this year’s orientation date below. Detailed schedules for Fall Orientation events will be available in April and schedules for January will be available in November. 

New Student-Athlete Welcome Day 2016:
Monday, August 8, 2016

Trinity welcomes new student-athletes participating in Football, Soccer, and Women’s Volleyball teams to campus on August 8th! These students will come to campus early to get settled into the residence halls and begin training with their teams.

Fall 2016 New Student Orientation:
Friday, August 19 – Tuesday, August 23, 2016

New Student Orientation move-in day and programming for all new students will be held from August 19-23. Family members of new students are invited to participate in events on August 19, including a time of worship and dedication.

 

Get Ready for Orientation

You’re almost here! There are a few things you need to know before you arrive on campus.

Reserve Housing

To reserve your room on campus or for more information about on-campus housing, visit Reserve Your Room.

Arrival & Parking

Students living on campus are encouraged to park near their assigned residence hall to accommodate unloading (see campus map for parking lot locations nearest to Johnson, Madsen, or Trinity Hall). Commuter students can park either on the main street of campus or in the Commuter Parking Lot, which is near the Quad 3 Building (see campus map).

Directions

Once you’re on campus, you might need some help finding your way around. Our staff will be on campus to help direct you to the various orientation events, but feel free to download the campus map for your convenience.

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Questions?

I’m a transfer student—which events should I attend at Orientation?

Transfer students are asked to attend all mandatory Orientation events, which are marked on the NSO schedule. Also, many of the social activities are optional, but we encourage all new students to attend, giving them the opportunity to get to know their new classmates and some of Trinity’s student leaders.

 

 

I’m commuting to Trinity—which Orientation events should I attend?

Commuters are asked to attend all mandatory Orientation events, which are marked on the NSO schedule. Also, many of the social activities are optional, but we encourage all new students to attend, giving them the opportunity to get to know their new classmates and some of Trinity’s student leaders!

Where can I hang out when I’m not attending sessions during Orientation?

Various lounge spaces are available in Trinity’s Waybright Center. Throughout the academic year, the Commuter Lounge in the Waybright center offers a microwave, tables, and lounge space that commuters can utilize for their convenience. Also, Fresh Café in Waybright is a popular spot to grab coffee or a meal and connect with other students.

New students-athletes who are a part of the football, soccer, or women’s volleyball programs will move to Trinity’s campus early in the fall semester, on Monday, August 8th for pre-season training.

Following New Student Check-In, these student-athletes will move into the residence halls and have team meetings in addition to an evening dinner with their families and coaches.

Student-athletes will be participating in orientation events Friday, August 19 – Tuesday, August 23. Families of these student-athletes are also invited to participate in orientation events on Friday, August 19.

To visit the TIU Trojans website, please click here.

 
 

Families and guests of new students are welcome to attend welcome events on Tuesday, January 12th in the spring semester or Monday, August 8th (new fall student-athletes only) and New Student Orientation on Friday, August 19th in the fall.