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Frequently Asked Questions

How can students register for New Student Orientation (NSO)?
Pay the non-refundable $100.00 enrollment deposit to register for New Student Orientation by calling the cashiers office over the phone at 757-823-8545.

When will New Student Orientation be held?
New Student Orientation event information will be posted on the New Student Orientation homepage, and NSU Event Calendar

Will New Student Orientation (NSO) be virtual?
Yes, each step for New Student Orientation can be done online, with the exception of picking up the Spartan Card.

How can students take the math placement test?
To request access to take the math placement test, email or call 757-823-8611.  This does not apply to Transfer Students. 

Spartan E-Mail Setup
To get assistance with setting up your student account, reset your passwords or check your Spartan e-mail, please contact Client Services at 757-823-8678 or

How can I register for classes?
Upon completion of your orientation modules, an email is automatically sent to your spartan email address with steps on how to access your class schedule. If you do not see a class schedule, please email

What are my next steps?