New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation

Welcome!

You're officially a Chap, you’ve worked hard to get here! New Student Orientation (NSO) is a one-day experience for all incoming students, and will prepare you for success at Midland College. During NSO, you will become acquainted with campus resources, meet other new students, learn more about how to pay for college, and gain a better understanding of what it takes to find success as a college student at MC. The NSO experience for Fall 2021 will be virtual. We can’t wait to meet you!

Follow these 5 Steps to Ensure You are Ready to Begin NSO!

 

Complete the Apply Texas Application

Apply For Financial Aid

Complete Enrollment Requirements

Make an appointment with your pathway advisor

register for NSO Virtual Experience

Frequently Asked Questions

To help ensure your success with your Midland College course load, we highly encourage participation in NSO for any student taking courses at MC. 

To help ensure your success with your Midland College course load, we highly encourage participation in NSO for any student taking courses at MC. 

No, NSO is available at no charge for students.

The traditional in-person NSO experience is a one-day event.

Completion of Virtual NSO is at your own pace, however, all modules must be completed by the Sunday immediately before the first day of class for your enrollment term. 

Yes, NSO is mandatory of all incoming students.

Once you have addressed the steps above, you are ready for NSO/Virtual NSO!

After you’ve registered, you will receive an email invitation to join the NSO Canvas course to your MC student email. Once you accept the invitation, you will have access to the NSO Canvas course. If you’ve not accessed student email yet, this video below will direct you to the steps.

Virtual NSO content is organized by topic. These topics are contained in a module, or information group.

There is a quiz at the end of each module requiring a passing grade, as indicated, for progression to the next module. Modules are locked, so you will not be able to advance to the next module without achieving the current module’s passing score.

When you have arrived at the closing video contained in the final module, and completed it’s associated completion quiz, you have completed NSO.

 

 

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Thank you for choosing Midland College! Whether you are here to earn a few credits, take courses to transfer or start a new career, we welcome you.