New Student Orientation
Welcome, New Students!
Welcome to Texas State Technical College-Harlingen! Our New Student Orientation (NSO) program is mandatory for all new students and is required prior to registration for classes. New Student Orientation is designed to help you make the transition into college as smooth as possible. It will help calm your nerves, answer any questions you might have and get you prepared for the many exciting challenges that await you at TSTC.
Students will learn about:
New Student Orientations are scheduled from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Students must make arrangements to arrive on time. New Student Orientation is held at the TSTC Cultural Arts Center.
2015 New Student Orientation Dates
Must have completed the admissions process by the registration deadline.
Summer (Live NSO)
Tuesday, April 14, 2015. Location: Cultural Arts Center.
Fall (Live NSO)
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Saturday June 13, 2015
Thursday, June 25, 2015
*Saturday, July 11, 2015
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Saturday, August 8, 2015
* Parent Orientation will be held from 8AM-1PM, Sat. July 11th. Location: VIP Room located in the TSTC Cafeteria. English and Spanish orientations will be offered. RSVP by calling 956.364.4117
NOTE: The registration deadline excludes the Online Orientation and only applies to the LIVE NSO.
Students who are not able to attend On-Campus New Student Orientation, may complete Online New Student Orientation. Students may register for classes 24 hours after completing the Online Orientation. Students will not have their registration hold cleared until they have completed the entire orientation. Students who participate in Online Orientation are still required to communicate with a program adviser prior to registering for classes.
All new students must complete the admissions process prior to registering for New Student Orientation. For assistance registering for online or live orientation, please contact the Coordinator of New Student Programs at 956.364.4117