New Student Orientation


Play the New Student Orientation VideoWelcome to McKendree!


Congratulations on your admission to McKendree University! New Student Orientation (NSO) is designed to assist you and your family in making a smooth transition from high school to life at McKendree. Our goal to help you succeed as a Bearcat!

Meet current McKendree students, faculty, staff, other new students and possibly your future best friend. Whether you’re new to college life or a transfer student, New Student Orientation (NSO) is an exciting opportunity to start preparing your new student life experiences inside and outside the classroom. See you there!