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New Student Orientation

NNMC New Student Orientation (NSO)

Welcome new Northern Eagles! Join us for New Student Orientation and start college right. Sign up to learn about the people, offices and helpful resources available to you as a student including advisement, financial aid, tutoring, and more.

New Student Orientation@ NORTHERN  CLICK to SIGN UP
Thursday, January 11, 8:30 am to 3:30 pm

Mandatory for all new students! During NSO, you will be attending sessions that will prepare you for your first day of class and put you on the right track to success.

In addition to meeting your fellow classmates, you will learn how to set up your email, access Blackboard, learn about scholarships and work study, and get tips on how to be successful through college.

January 11th, 2024

  • 8:00 am - Check In &  Breakfast - Event Center
  • 8:30 am - Welcome: Words from Dr. Larry Guerrero  - Event Center
  • 9:00 am - Group Icebreaker + Divide into Groups - Event Center
  • 9:30 am - Campus Tour 
Groups 1 & 3 Groups 2 & 4
9:30 to 10:45  Campus Tour IT & Fin Aid Workshop
10:45 to 12:00 IT & Fin Aid Workshop Campus Tour
  • IT Workshop: Event Center (30  minutes) 
  • FA Workshop: 101/102 Room (45 minutes) 
  • Campus Tour - Student Services Going through offices that only students will use: 
    • Student Affairs - Financial Aid, Advisement, Cashiers Office, Registrars office, Career Services, Disabilities Center
    • Rotunda - Athletics, Student life/clubs, Tutoring Services (Writing Center & Math), Couseling, Pantry,  EOC, and Library
  • 12:00 - 1 pm  - Lunch & Speaker: President Balderas  - Event Center 
  • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Academic Affairs & Advisement Center - Cafeteria
Group 1 & 3 Group 2 & 4
1:00 to 2:00 Student IDs and
NSO Student Survey
Advisement Center:
Faculty and FTAC Advisors
2:00 to 3:00 Advisement Center:
Faculty and FTAC Advisors
Student IDs and
NSO Student Survey

3:00pm-3:30pm - Raffle & Treats

Join us and we will make sure that you have everything you need to Fly Like an Eagle!

Northern offers over 50 bachelor's, associate and certificate programs in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math); Nursing and Health Sciences; Liberal Arts and Humanities; Arts, Film & Media; Business Administration; Teacher Education and Technical Trades.
Northern New Mexico College is the most affordable 4-year college in the Southwestern US. Choose us for our value, our quality degree and continuing education programs in diverse areas of study, and our experienced faculty. We provide students with unique opportunities for academic, personal, and professional growth, small class sizes, personalized attention, and strong hands-on experiences from day one.
The Northern Foundation remains committed to stimulate leadership, promote equity, and grow resources and philanthropy in the Española Valley and surrounding rural areas. Over the past twenty years, we have granted $1.3 million to support over 1,250 NNMC students.