Welcome First Year Students!

One of the first things you have to do before arriving at UMass is select your session date for New Students Orientation (NSO).  NSO is a required program for all incoming students. It is designed to help you make a smooth transition from high school to the university. 

If you are entering the university in the fall, you will attend Summer NSO and Fall NSO. If you are entering in the spring, register for Winter NSO. We look forward to seeing you soon!