New Student Orientation

Weather Updates for Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Due to the strong possibility of rain on Wednesday, the following changes have been made to the New Student Orientation schedule:

  • 8:00am to 10:00am - NSO Check-In:  now in Lower Deneen -The Lair (#14) on your Campus Map 
  • 10:15am - Class of 2020 Photo:  this photo will now be taken on Friday, August 26 at Leemon Field at 4:30pm
  • 11:00am - Opening Convocation:  will now be held at Melvin Price Convocation Center - MPCC (#29) on your Campus Map
  • 12:00pm - Welcome Luncheon:  tentatively still scheduled for the Campus Quad under the tents.


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!