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New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation begins soon!  Welcome and we are excited that you are about to begin your journey with Howard College! The next step in your journey is signing up for New Student Orientation (NSO). Through the NSO Program at Howard College you will learn about the resources made available to you and meet with an academic advisor to register for classes.

Select Your Location

Big Spring

Select a Fall 2017 New Student Orientation

Thursday
June 15

Thursday
June 29

Thursday
July 20

Thursday
August 3

Thursday
August 17

 

Register for Your NSO Date Here

Beginning in the Tutoring Center (Old Main)

My NSO Schedule

My NSO Schedule

9:30 AM - Check-in Opens
10:00 AM New Student Orientation Begins
10:45 AM MyHC / Blackboard Workshop
11:30 PM MyHC ID Cards
12:00 PM Advising
1:00 PM Registration
     
Optional
1:30 PM - Campus Tours Begin

Preparing for NSO

What to Do Before You Get to NSO

Before attending NSO students will need to make sure they have completed the New Student Checklist and make sure no existing holds are on his/her account. It is strongly advised students activate MyHC before attending NSO—it serves as the student portal. MyHC is how you accept financial aid, register for classes, and view holds, view transcripts, and so much more.

Items to consider before attending NSO include:


These are just a few of the items that need to be reviewed before registering for courses. For more information about each aspect, please refer to the New Student Checklist.

Why Attend NSO?

Why Attend NSO?

Students that are new, or need a refresher course on how to utilize MyHC are strongly encouraged to attend NSO. During orientation, students have the chance to:

For More Information

 Recruiting and Outreach
(432) 264-5028
Local Resources
Big Spring Hotel List
Big Spring Restaurant List
(provided by the Big Spring Chamber of Commerce)

San Angelo

Select a Fall 2017 New Student Orientation

Thursday
June 8

Thursday
June 22

Thursday
July 13

Thursday
July 27

Thursday
August 17

 

Register for Your NSO Date Here

Beginning in the Library (Student Service Building)

My NSO Schedule

My NSO Schedule

9:30 AM - Check-in Opens
10:00 AM New Student Orientation Begins
10:45 AM MyHC / Blackboard Workshop
11:00 AM Advising / Registration
12:00 AM MyHC ID Cards
1:00 PM Optional Campus Tour

Preparing for NSO

What to Do Before You Get to NSO

Before attending NSO students will need to make sure they have completed the New Student Checklist and make sure no existing holds are on his/her account. It is strongly advised students activate MyHC before attending NSO—it serves as the student portal. MyHC is how you accept financial aid, register for classes, and view holds, view transcripts, and so much more.

Items to consider before attending NSO include:


These are just a few of the items that need to be reviewed before registering for courses. For more information about each aspect, please refer to the New Student Checklist.

Why Attend NSO?

Why Attend NSO?

Students that are new, or need a refresher course on how to utilize MyHC are strongly encouraged to attend NSO. During orientation, students have the chance to:

For More Information

Sammy Vasquez 
Student Life and Recruiting Coordinator
(325) 481-8300 ext. 3269
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