Campus Orientation


All new graduate and undergraduate main campus students and all students readmitted after 3 years without taking classes. 


Fall 2022 Campus Orientation dates: Thursday, August 11, 9 a.m. - Friday, August 12, 2022, 3 p.m. Please plan to attend Thursday from 9 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and on Friday from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.


Check-in will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 11, on the steps of the Leavell Chapel. Orientation will require a bit of walking. If you need special accommodations, please contact our Student Life Office at

What to Expect

Campus Orientation is your opportunity to get connected at NOBTS. You'll have the opportunity to hear from the President and Provost, visit with your faculty, meet new and returning students, receive advising and degree program information, and learn more about how you can join us in serving New Orleans.

Overnight Accommodations

Guest housing is available for commuter students and guests on a first-come, first-served basis. For information on rates and reservations, call 504-944-4455, or email

Parking and Other Driving Information

If you are driving to our campus to participate in Orientation, please park in the Hardin Student Center parking lot. Campus Police representatives will distribute parking decals in the Hardin Student Center. You will need your current driver’s license, vehicle registration, proof of insurance, and license plate number in order to receive a parking permit. Please bring this information with you. Click here to complete the online registration before attending campus orientation. 


Should you have any questions, feel free to contact us at 504-816-8427 or email You may also drop by the Dean of Students office suite located on the first floor of the Hardin Student Center. We look forward to meeting you!

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