Dean's New Student Orientation (NSO) program is designed to prepare you for a successful introduction to college.

New Student Orientation – January & Summer Program

Dean's New Student Orientation (NSO) program is designed to prepare you for a successful introduction to college.  NSO is a program that will allow students and their families to sample many aspects of Dean College. Along with fun activities, NSO (and ISO for international students) offers helpful workshops and informative presentations to make the transition to college as easy as possible.

The program will familiarize you and your family with the academic support, technology services, and residence life programs available on campus. You'll also have a chance to meet our faculty and staff, connect with other Dean students, and make lots of new friends!

January Orientation 

All students who will be new to Dean College for the Spring 2021 semester will be required to attend the orientation program on that will be prior to the beginning of the Spring semester in January.  Additional information about the program, including registration details, will be available at a later date. 

New Student Orientation – For Students Entering in the Fall of 2021

  • NSO I – June 21-22
  • NSO II – June 24-25
  • NSO III – July 8-9

Additional information, including registration details, will be available at a later date.