All new students must attend an Orientation session at the Midland, Michigan residential campus.

Northwood Timberwolves

Now Entering Timberwolf Country!

At New Student Orientation, you will:

  • learn what it means to be a Northwood University Timberwolf,
  • register for classes (transfer students may register prior to or at Orientation),
  • meet your academic advisors,
  • consult with other NU representatives and faculty, and
  • receive your student ID.

Committed students may register via my.northwood.edu once registration is open.

NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION - Fall Semester

  • Tuesday, May 12, 2015
  • Thursday, May 21, 2015
  • Friday, June 12, 2015
  • Friday, June 26, 2015
  • Friday, July 17, 2015
  • Friday, August 7, 2015
  • Wednesday, August 26 - Thursday, August 27, 2015*
  • Thursday, August 27, 2015

*Mandatory for All Michigan campus INTERNATIONAL students only

 

Welcome Weekend

*ALL incoming Michigan campus students must attend

August 28 - 30, 2015

Friday, August 28

  • New Student Move-In - 9:00a.m. - 2:00p.m. - Miner Hall
  • Computer Registration - 9:00a.m. - 3:00p.m. - Griswold Upper Lobby *
  • Health Immunization Clinic - 9:00a.m. - 12:00p.m. - Health Center (Miner Hall)
  • Drop and Add - 10:00a.m. - 2:30p.m. - Church Family Administration Building (new students only)
  • English and Math Challenge Tests - 11:00a.m. - Timberwolf Learning Center - Strosacker (Pre-Register)
  • Lunch - 11:00a.m. - 1:00p.m. - Student Union
  • Welcome and Timberwolf Crossover - 3:00p.m. - Hach Student Life Center *
  • Dinner - 4:00p.m. - 6:30p.m. - Student Union
  • Student Alumni Network Kickball Game - 7:00p.m. - Practice Softball Field
  • Highlighter Dance Party , Games, Food, (White Shirts are Provided) - 8:00p.m. - Student Union

Extended Office Hours
Miner Housing Office: 9:00a.m. - Midnight
Hach Center Hours: 7:00a.m. - 10:00p.m.
Bookstore Hours: 8:00a.m. - 6:00p.m.

Saturday, August 29

  • Breakfast - 8:00a.m. - 9:30a.m. - Cafeteria - Miner Hall
  • Computer Registration - 9:00a.m. - 1:00p.m. - Griswold Upper Lobby
  • Upperclassmen Move-In - 9:00a.m. - Midnight - Miner Housing Office
  • Freshman Residence Life Meetings *
    • Miner Hall - 9:30a.m. - 11:00a.m. - Griswold Lecture Hall
    • Dubois Hall - 9:30a.m. - 11:00a.m. - Sloan Auditorium 114
    • Miner Hall - 11:00a.m. - 12:30p.m. - Sloan Auditorium 114
    • Dubois Hall - 11:00a.m. - 12:30p.m. - Griswold Lecture Hall
  • Lunch - 12:30p.m. - 2:00p.m. - Hach Center
  • Classroom Hunt and Questions with the Academic Advisors 2:30p.m. - 4:00p.m. Student Union
  • Student Life Fair - 12:30p.m. - 2:30p.m. - Hach Student Life Center *
    • Circle K / Student United Way Community Service Project
    • Registered Student Organization Fair
  • Dinner - 4:30p.m. - 6:00p.m. - Cafeteria - Miner Hall
  • Greek Life Ice Cream Social - 7:00p.m. - Student Union
  • Outdoor Movie, Food, Trivia and Prizes - 8:00p.m. - Student Union

Extended Office Hours
Miner Housing Office: 9:00a.m. - Midnight
Hach Center Hours: 10:00a.m. - 10:00p.m.
Bookstore Hours: 10:00a.m. - 4:00p.m.

Sunday, August 30

  • Upperclassmen Move-In - 9:00a.m. - Midnight - Miner Housing Office
  • Campus Ministry Church Service - 10:00a.m. - Griswold Lecture Hall
  • Emerging Leaders Retreat - 11:00a.m - 1:00p.m.. - Student Union
  • Brunch - 11:30a.m. - 1:00p.m. - Cafeteria - Miner Hall *
  • Timberwolf Walk / Great Lakes Loons Game - Meet Outside Student Union @ 1:00p.m.
  • Dinner - 4:30p.m. - 6:00p.m. - Cafeteria - Miner Hall

Extended Office Hours
Miner Housing Office: 9:00a.m. - Midnight
Hach Center Hours: 10:00a.m. - 10:00p.m.
Bookstore Hours: 10:00a.m. - 3:00p.m.

Welcome Weekend Schedule

Fall Classes Begin

August 31, 2015

If you have any questions regarding New Student Orientation or if we may be of additional assistance, please contact Admissions at 800.622.9000 or email Michigan Admissions at miadmit@northwood.edu.