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Open House FAQs

fall 2020 virtual open house • the spartan experience

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Open House Registration

 

What is a virtual open house?

Due to Covid-19, Norfolk State University has decided to offer a fall 2020 Virtual Open House experience. During this event, you will have the opportunity to participate in one of our live virtual sessions including the Freshmen Student Panel, Parent Resource Panel, Transfer Admissions and Services Session, and Graduate Admissions Session. The event will also include five live panel discussions where you can interact with our wonderful faculty members as they provide you with an overview of their academic departments and answer all questions.

When is fall open house?

Virtual Open House is Saturday, October 31, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

how do i register for open house?

  • For current applicants and account holders: Login to your Spartan Portal account by clicking here to access and register for open house!
  • Otherwise, new users click here and enter your information to create your account and register for Open House!

How am I able to view the Virtual Open House?

PC Information
You can either download Zoom onto your computer or use it in your browser. Click the link of your desired Zoom session.

If you’ve downloaded Zoom onto your computer, you can allow it to open Zoom. You can choose to join with computer audio, or via phone call. You will be entered into the Zoom meeting.

Phone/Tablet Information
Once you’ve downloaded the ZOOM Cloud Meetings app, click on the link of your desired Zoom session. You will be entered into the Zoom meeting.

What if I am Unable to attend Virtual Open House?

If you are unable to attend our Spartan Experience, have no worries, all live sessions will be available in our video “On Demand” section of our Open House Website. www.nsu.edu/openhouse

Will you be offering on-site admissions at Open House?

Unfortunately, due to this being a live event we want to respect all applicants’ private decisions and one on one meetings with our Admissions Staff and will not provide an On-Site Session. However, you are more than welcome to set up a One on One Session with one of our amazing Admissions Counselors.

What if I am interested in more than one college/school?

Have no worries, we will be recording all live sessions and linking them onto our “On Demand” section of our Open House Website.

Am I able to contact Faculty Members after Open House?

Yes, you are more than welcome to reach out to anyone of our faculty members after the event. Feel free to contact Admissions@nsu.edu or by phone at 757-823-8396.

Will I hear from other departments?

We will provide a list of all resources and departments with pre-recorded videos that you can access at any time in our “OnDemand" section of our Open House Website.