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Enrollment Checklist

Enrollment Checklist

Enrollment Checklist for Entering Freshmen.

  • For Admission

    For admission: Submit the undergraduate application, the $25 application fee, and any required documents to Undergraduate Admissions by May 1 for priority consideration.

  • For Financial Aid

    The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is now open for 2020-2021 academic year.  This year's FAFSA is based on Family/Student income for the 2018 tax year.  Be sure to include our federal school code, 003765.  You can complete the application one of the following ways:

  • For Scholarships

    For scholarships: The scholarship application is located at .

  • Freshman Enrollment Deposit

    Freshman Enrollment Deposit: Once admitted, submit a $100 nonrefundable freshman enrollment deposit.

  • For Housing

    For housing: Complete the residence hall housing contract at  and submit the $300 non-refundable housing application fee and prepayment to Housing and Residential Communities. Important dates and details about the housing application are available at  

  • For Orientation

    For orientation: 

    Fall 2021 students Note:

    Registration for New Student is not yet available. You may proceed with paying the necessary deposits. Once registration is available, we will send you email notification of your next steps.

    Update as of January 20, 2021:

    Registration is currently closed for the January 20, 2021 orientation session. Please note you may still complete orientation. To gain access to the orientation modules, all deposits must be paid and you will need to send an email to with your name and ID number indicating you have paid. We will communicate with you throughout the process as we prepare your account to access your orientation modules. 

    Orientation is required for all incoming freshmen and transfer students.  The fee for orientation is $100. This fee is non-refundable and must be paid prior to reserving your orientation date.    

    Navigate to MyNSU to access the link to set-up your NSU email account. Upon completion, please click the Spartan Self-Service tab within MyNSU to pay the required non-refundable deposits.  

    Within 24-hours after you have made your payment, you will receive a confirmation email with the NSU New Student Orientation registration link. 

    If you experience trouble paying online, payments are also accepted by calling Norfolk State University's Cashier Office.  Please call 757-823-8545 for assistance. 


    • Course registration is a part of New Student Orientation where we will pre-register you in classes and you will communicate with an advisor after completion of your Virtual New Student Orientation Modules to make additional. 
  • For Health Services

    For health services: Submit the health and immunization forms to the Spartan Student Health Center at