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Texas State Technical College North Texas NSO

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.

Register here for New Student Orientation

Due to high demand, please register early to ensure your place at orientation.

New Student Orientation Date:

For students enrolling in Summer 2017 orientation will be held Tuesday, April 24. Dates for students beginning classes in Fall 2017 will be posted at a later date.  

Where is Orientation?

ITC Building, Rm A 125

119 Lowrance Rd.

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, library, distance learning, the learning community and student support services.

Most importantly, New Student Orientation provides the opportunity for you 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.

This orientation is mandatory for all new students at TSTC; new students will not be allowed to register for classes unless they attend orientation.

Registration for Classes

After meeting with an advisor to complete your schedule, you will register for courses, take ID picture and make payment arrangements.

Classes fill up quickly; reserve your place at orientation today to get the classes you need and the best schedule possible!

What are the requirements to attend Orientation?

  1. Be admitted to TSTC.
  2. Take the TSI Assessment test BEFORE orientation.
  3. Students who are exempt from the TSI Assessment must provide official documentation such as SAT/ACT, TAKS, or STAAR scores BEFORE orientation.
  4. Register for Orientation.

What about testing requirements?

College readiness test scores must be received by TSTC before a student can be advised and/or registered. If you have not tested, there is opportunity to take the TSI Assessment on the North Texas campus. The fee for the TSI Assessment is $30.00. For more testing information or testing dates, contact the Success Coach at 972-617-4738.

If you have any questions regarding New Student Orientation, feel free to call or email:

Amanda Warren
Director of Student Services

Elizabeth Teer
Success Coach

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations at New
Student Orientation should contact Access and Learning Accommodations at 254-867-3645
at least one week prior to the event.

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