NMC entrance sign

Orientation

It’s completely normal to feel a little nervous about attending orientation, but never fear — there are tons of friendly faces here to help out!

Orientation is your opportunity to learn about all NMC has to offer and sign up for classes. It’s an exciting day full of new knowledge, new friends, and big decisions.

Prepare For Orientation »

We know that most students’ first priority on orientation day is signing up for classes, but how do you know what classes to choose? Your academic advisor will be there to help you register, and thinking about it ahead of time will give you a leg up. Complete the following guide to help you think through your options:

Prepare For Registration »

When you arrive on campus, you want to find your way to the Dennos Museum Center, building #1 on the map below (click on the map to enlarge it or download a printable map here). You can park for free in the Aspen, Birch or Cedar lots. There will be big green flags and signs posted to help direct you.

Main campus map

Points of Interest

Osterlin Library (#3 on the map)

  • You can find the Academic and Career Advising Center here.

Tanis Building (#5 on the map)

  • You can find the Enrollment Services office (admissions, financial aid, and records and registration) here.

Quick Tip

  • The names of NMC buildings are abbreviated on maps, course catalogues and student schedules. For example, Scholars Hall is abbreviated SH while the Health & Science Building is abbreviated HS. Check the key on the map to make sure you are heading to the right building.
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