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Checklist for New Students

Onboarding Tasks
Academic Tasks
  • Complete three pre-registration steps:
  • Complete online orientation modules in Blackboard (required for first-year students and encouraged for transfer students) 
  • Check Campus Connection for any Holds or To-Do Items
  • If you are a transfer student, contact the Academic Advisor for your major to receive academic advising and guidance for course registration.
  • If you are a first-year student, register for courses after receiving registration instructions (pre-registration steps listed above must be completed)  
  • Attend Virtual Orientation (required for first-year students and encouraged for transfer students) 
  • Order textbooks online at the NDSU Bookstore (open April 19 for summer semester and June 23 for fall)
  • Contact NDSU Disability Services if you may need accommodations
Financial Tasks
Prepare for a Successful Transition
  • Learn about NDSU's response to and mitigation efforts for the COVID-19 pandemic 
  • Download the Navigate app
  • Contact your roommate
  • Purchase a parking permit
  • Complete eCHECKUP TO GO
  • Sign up for “We Take A Stand” required workshop
  • Log in to the Wellness Center Portal
  • Explore degree planning with Degree Map in Campus Connection
  • Check out involvement opportunities with myNDSU
  • If you will have a job on- or off-campus, you will need to bring documentation as proof of identification when you complete a Form I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification) prior to starting the job.  The documentation must be originals, not photocopies or photos of the documents.  A list of acceptable documents can be found here.You will need to have one document from List A.  Alternatively, you could have one document from list B and one from list C. 
  • Attend Welcome Week events in August

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