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Admitted Freshmen and Transfer Students

Next Steps for Admitted Freshmen

Congratulations on your acceptance Norfolk State University! We believe that you will be an excellent addition to the Spartan family and we are excited to welcome you to campus. Follow this checklist to complete the enrollment process:

  • Step 1 - Financial Aid Application & Award Status

    Step OneSubmit your financial aid application

    Priority Deadline: March 1st 

  • Step 2 - Access Student Email & MyNSU

    Step Two: Access your university email address and MyNSU account

    Enrollment Confirmation Deadline: May 1st

     

  • Step 3 - Confirm Your Enrollment

    Step Three: Confirm your Enrollment

    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 deposits.  
     
    Payments are also accepted by calling Norfolk State University's Cashier Office.  Please call 757-823-8545 for assistance.   

    Enrollment Confirmation Deadline: May 1st

  • Step 4 - Complete On-Campus Housing Application

    Step FourComplete the on-campus housing application

    Pay the $300 non-refundable housing deposit.

    Housing Deadline: June 1st  

  • Step 5 - Complete & Submit Required Health Forms

    Step FiveComplete and submit required health forms

    Please return completed health forms to the address or fax number on the forms. Please Do Not email forms.

    Check out the Spartan Health Center for additional college health information.

    Deadline: August 1st 

  • Step 6 - Register for New Student Orientation

    Step SixRegister for New Student 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 nsuorientation@nsu.edu 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. 

Next Steps for Admitted Transfer Students

Once you have been admitted please follow the steps below to complete the enrollment process.

  • Step 1 - Access Student Email & MyNSU

    Step One: Access your university email address and student account

  • Step 2 - Confirm for Enrollment

    Step Three: Confirm your Enrollment

    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 deposits.   
     
    Payments are also accepted by calling Norfolk State University's Cashier Office.  Please call 757-823-8545 for assistance.   

    Enrollment Confirmation Deadline: May 1st

  • Step 3 - Complete On-Campus Housing Application

    Step Three: Complete the on-campus housing application

    Pay the $300 non-refundable housing deposit.

    Housing Deadline: June 1st 

     

  • Step 4 - Complete & Submit Required Health Forms

    Step FourComplete and submit required health forms

    Please return completed health forms to the address or fax number on the forms. Please Do Not email forms.

    Check out the Spartan Health Center for additional college health information.

    Deadline: August 1st 

  • Step 5 - Register for Transfer Orientation

    Step Five: Register for transfer 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 nsuorientation@nsu.edu 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. 
  • Step 6 - Check Your Financial Aid Award/Status

Enrollment Checklist

Enrollment Checklist for Entering Freshman Students.

  • 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. www.nsu.edu/behold.

  • For Financial Aid

    For financial aid: You must be admitted to NSU, have the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) completely processed, and have submitted any required documents to the Financial Aid Office by March 1 for priority consideration. 

    For required Forms Click here     

    Priority Deadline: March 1st 

  • For Scholarships

    For scholarships: The scholarship application is located at www.nsu.edu/financialaid/scholarships .

  • Freshman Enrollment Deposit

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

    Enrollment Confirmation Deadline: May 1st

  • For Housing

    For housing: : Complete the on-campus housing application and pay the non-refundable $300 deposit by June 1st (Housing will continue to accept applications until all spaces are filled). Students who may be exempt from the first-year mandatory housing requirement must submit the Request for Exemption Form by July 1st. For additional information on the housing application process or student housing at Norfolk State University, please visit: www.nsu.edu/residentiallife

     

  • For Orientation

    For orientation: Register for New Student Orientation at https://www.nsu.edu/nso/orientation-preview .

  • For Health Services

    For health services: Submit the health and immunization forms to the Spartan Student Health Center at https://nsuhealthcenter.com.

    Deadline: August 1st 

     

Next Steps for Visiting, Non-Degree and Second Degree

Once you have been admitted please follow the steps below to complete the enrollment process.

New Student Orientation

Congratulations! You are Sparta Bound!

We applaud your outstanding decision to attend Norfolk State University, where we see the future in you.  You are on your way to an incredible collegiate experience full of academic opportunities,

Now that you have paid your enrollment deposit and made arrangements for housing, your next step is to register for New Student Orientation!

New Student Orientation is a comprehensive, personal orientation program aimed at connecting you with the academic culture, campus climate, and student community at Norfolk State University. Please use the information contained in these web pages to pave your way toward an amazing student experience.

In accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, please contact the Office of Accessibility Services/International Student Services (OASIS) if you have a disability or think you have a disability. 

Location:  James A. Bowser Building, Suite 121
Contact Person:  Mrs. Doral Jackson, Coordinator
Telephone Number:  757-823-2014
Email Address:  dmjackson@nsu.edu