New Student Orientation (NSO) is an exciting “one stop shop” designed for beginning college students to meet Texas State Technical College faculty and staff, to be informed of services and policies, and to register for classes.
For students enrolling in Summer 2017 orientation will be held Friday, April 7, and Friday, April 21. Dates for students beginning classes in Fall 2017 will be posted at a later date.
Check in begins at 9:30 a.m. and the information session starts at 10 a.m.
Where is Orientation?
Admissions Administration Build Room 140
What happens at Orientation?
New Student Orientation begins with an overview of TSTC services and policies to help you make an easy transition to college life. This is your opportunity to receive important information about the admissions process, financial aid, business office procedures, housing, library, distance learning, the learning community and learner support services.
Most importantly, NSO provides you the opportunity to meet one-on-one with your mentor and advisor. You will receive information about your degree plan, the courses required, and available degree-specific career opportunities.
On the day of New Student Orientation:
Please arrive early. All students will complete paperwork prior to the orientation session. Please bring a picture ID and your license plate number. All visitors and guests that accompany new students to NSO will be asked to attend Parent Orientation or wait in the Internet Cafe.
What are the requirements to attend New Student Orientation?
New students must complete the admissions process prior to attending New Student Orientation.
What about testing requirements?
Placement test scores must be received by TSTC before a student can be advised and/or registered. If you need to test, there is an opportunity to take the TSI Assessment on campus. The fee for TSI testing is $30.00.
Tests are given on campus: Monday – Thursday beginning at 9:00 a.m.
Appointments for the TSI Assessment may be scheduled by calling 903.935.1010.
No testing is scheduled on Orientation Dates
How do I get more information about NSO or Testing? Call 903.935.1010 or 1.888.382.8782