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First-time Students Virtual NSO Schedule

My Virtual NSO Schedule

SDSU student on campus

All scheduled virtual NSO content will take place using Zoom teleconferencing technology, which works best on a laptop/desktop with a stable internet connection. A working camera and microphone are recommended for the most optimal experience. Zoom links will be emailed to students' Jacks accounts.

Advising and Registration 

Students will be responsible for scheduling their own advising appointments through ConnectState, which is linked in MyState. Appointments may be scheduled for the day of your session or shortly thereafter. Watch your Jacks email about one week before your session to learn how to book your advising appointment.

A note for families: Advising appointments are intended for students. Outside of that, we welcome family members to join in on the information-gathering fun beginning at 9:00 a.m. on your student's scheduled date. Students, please be sure to share appropriate schedules and links with them prior to your session.

9:00-10:00 a.m. CST — Getting Started at SDState (Academic College Meetings)  

This session will include welcome messages from academic college administration, an introduction to academics and advising, some tips on how to get the most out of your Virtual NSO session, and a chance to connect with Orientation Leaders. 

10:00-11:30 a.m. CST — Live Info Sessions 

Presentations by campus offices will be given on the half-hour: 10:00, 10:30, and 11:00. 

The links below route to the individual web pages for each office. The official Zoom links will be sent to your Jacks and alternative (if provided) emails prior to your scheduled session date.

Army ROTC and Air Force ROTC

Career Development and Part-Time Jobs

Financial Aid

Honors College

School of Performing Arts

Student Activities and Engagement

Veterans Affairs

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. CST — Jackrabbit Basics 

A rundown of the most important info to know about Housing & Residential Life, Jacks Dining, the Wellness Center and its services, and Auxiliary Services (like the Bookstore, Parking, MyJacks card, and Cashiers Office). 

12:30-1:00 p.m. CST — Supporting Our Students

Learn about the structures and programs we have in place to support student success for all our Jackrabbits. 

1:00-2:00 p.m. CST — Orientation Leader Session

For students in the colleges of Agriculture, Food & Biological Sciences; Education & Human Sciences; Natural Sciences and Nursing.  Head back to your academic college's Zoom room for a chance to connect with fellow New Jacks in your major and get any final questions answered.

2:00-3:00 p.m. CST — Orientation Leader Session 

For students in the colleges of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences; Engineering; and Pharmacy.  Head back to your academic college's Zoom room for a chance to connect with fellow New Jacks in your major and get any final questions answered.

1:00-3:00 p.m. CST — Virtual Resource Fair  

Campus offices will host drop-in style Zoom rooms to answer questions.

Admissions (residency for tuition purposes, scholarships, transcripts, test scores)

Agricultural Heritage Museum (preserving history, culture and science of agriculture)

American Indian Student Center (programs and resources)

Bookstore (textbooks, supplies, apparel)

Cashiers Office (bills, payments, payment plans)

Dining Services (meal plans, employment opportunities)

Disability Services (support structures for those who need them)

Education Abroad (study experiences in another country)

Event Services (employment opportunities in Student Union)

Financial Aid 
(Sign up for a 15 minute 1:1 financial aid appointment)

Honors College (Honors student advising and general questions)

Housing & Residential Life (housing assignments and other questions)

International Affairs (resources and services for international students)

Multicultural Center (programs and resources)

MyJacks Card (Student ID and Hobo Dough)

Parking Services (parking permits available in late July)

ROTC Army & Air Force

School of Performing Arts (questions about ensembles, theatre)

Student Activities (student clubs, organizations and programs)

Summer Bridge (earn credits at SDSU in the summer)

Testing Center (placement for English, math, reading; AP, CLEP, dual credit, etc.)

Title IX/Equal Opportunity (reporting and resources)

TRIO Student Support Services (first generation, income qualifications, documented disability)

Veterans Affairs (benefits for veterans and dependents)

Miller Wellness Center - Fitness & Recreation (facility, group classes, intramurals)

Miller Wellness Center - Health Clinic & Counseling Services (insurance and immunizations, pharmacy)

Wintrode Student Success Center (academic supports, tutoring, First Year Advising Center)