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Student Orientation


New Student Orientation is your chance to meet with ASUN staff and other ASUN students!

Make the most of your orientation session, by completing the 2023-2024 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). ASUN’s school code is 042034.

Before you Sign up for a New Student Orientation (NSO) session, please apply for admission to ASU-Newport. 


After your admission application is complete, please verify that all your required documents have been submitted to   . 

Final High School Transcript
College Entrance Scores (ACT, SAT, ACCUPLACER)
Shot Records
College Transcripts – if you have attended college before

To register click “Signup today!” Then click the link for the date you will attend and complete the form! If you have questions, please email

Frequently Asked Questions

Is a student orientation session mandatory?
New Student Orientation sessions are highly encouraged for all first-time entering students. Students will be able to get their class schedule, student id cards, learn about resources for student success, academic support resources, and much more! 

How long are the sessions?
Sessions are approximately two (2) hours).

What do I wear to orientation?
Dress comfortably! Participants will have the option to take a tour of the campus.

Can I bring loved ones with me to the New Student Orientation session? 
Yes! Absolutely! We welcome loved ones: they are a part of your support team!