Class of 2018 photo taken during Orientation

Welcome New Students and Families!

The Office of New Student Orientation (NSO) at Southern Oregon University (SOU) supports new students and their families through the process of becoming successful and life-long members of the SOU community. This support is achieved through an intentional series of programs designed to foster student learning and development.

New Student Orientation: September 21-23, 2017 You will receive an email to register for New Student Orientation by August 30th.

New Student Orientation begins with the Opening Session at 6:30pm in Raider Stadium Thursday, September 21st. All First-Year Students are expected to attend and we highly encourage Transfer students to participate. Families are welcome to join as well, the program for families will conclude on September 22nd at 11:30am.

The Raider Connection Guide (through Guidebook) hosts the New Student Orientation and Week of Welcome Schedules and other relative information. We will be updating this guide regularly. Access the Raider Connection Guide 
on your smartphone. You can also access the Raider Connection Guide on your computer.