Join Us for Orientation!

We hope this site will be your road map to a successful transition to the College. It is filled with important information about NSO and the College, including important updates about tasks you’ll need to complete before arriving on campus.


Fill out the form on the bottom of this page and we will be in touch!

Or call 814-886-6321

Students sitting and talking on steps on campus

Week of January 4th: Orientation Leaders routinely contact students until the semester begins.

Week of January 11th: The Canvas Online Orientation Course opens! Students will be notified via their MAC Email addresses.

January 13th: First Orientation Group Meeting Option at 10:30am via Zoom! (You will receive information in your email/Canvas).

January 14th: Second Orientation Group Meeting Option at 7:30pm via Zoom!  (You will receive information in your email/Canvas).

January 19th: Third Orientation Group Meeting Option at 3:30pm via Zoom! (You will receive information in your email/Canvas).

Schedule an appointment with Student Success and Advising.

Fill out the form at the bottom of the page to get in contact!

Stop by the Campus Police Office in Cosgrave 104 to get your picture taken for your Student ID- You will need to bring your license or another photo ID to your appointment.  If no officers are in the office, call 814-886-6327 and someone will assist you.

For parking permits, please bring your driver’s license and vehicle registration.  You will also be given an opportunity to complete this on your first day of orientation.

Fill out the FERPA Waiver form, look at the Academic Calendar and review your course requirements in the College Catalog on the Registrar’s page.

Complete tasks on the MAC Portal page.

  • Once you register for classes, you will find your Student ID number on your schedule. Enter that number here with your last name to get your email information.
  • Access your email.
  • Sign up for the MAC Alert System by logging into the MAC Portal, clicking on the HELP tab, and choosing MAC Alerts.
  • Sign up for your Campus Parking Pass. (when you pick it up you will need your license, registration, and payment of $40)

Pay your tuition bill

  • You can check your bill on line.  All financial requirements must be met prior to the start of classes.Your invoice will be available on-line.  You can access your bill through the portal page or by accessing your account on This is the same site that you use to review your schedule and your grades.

Download & Fill Out These Forms


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