Student, Orientation, Advising, and Registration

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Step 1 Advising Registration

Who can come to Registration?

Once you receive your acceptance notification, please visit the links on the left and choose your advising and registration session. Pre-registration is required and closes 1 business day prior to the event.

Why do I need to attend Registration?

As a new freshman or transfer student you will be required to attend an advising and registration session. The advising and registration sessions are held in the weeks prior to the start of the semester. Note: Before attending a session, all admission materials must be received by the Office of Enrollment Services.

During these sessions you will:

·         be introduced to the idea of learning communities

·         meet with an advisor

·         register for classes

·         have an opportunity to visit with DSU staff about housing and financial aid

·         meet other incoming students

What happens once I sign up?

Once you have registered your will receive your parking permit and your lunch tickets via email. Please print and bring these with you. Place your parking permit in your car window.

Bring any questions you may still have about financial aid or verification to your advising and registration day.

What should I do before I come to registration?

Prior to attending your advising and registration session you will need to claim your NDUS student account. To claim your account visit:  Follow the instructions and take the NDUS computer usage policy quiz. At the end of the quiz, you’ll be issued your username and password. WRITE THESE DOWN and bring them with you to your advising and registration session. You will not be able to register for classes if you have not claimed your student account.

NOTE: If you have trouble claiming your account or logging into Campus Connection, contact the NDUS help desk at 866-457-6387. They are open 24/7! Have your student ID number handy when you call. 

What should I bring?

·         Driver’s License or ID

·         Parking Permit

·         Lunch Ticket


Step 2

Apply for Housing

All students:
- Under the age of 21 
- Those students with fewer than 60 credits are required to live on campus

- Those students whose parents/guardians live within a 25 mile radius of campus can receive an off campus exemption.

-Students who are exempt from the policy may choose, on a voluntary basis, to purchase a Room and Board Package. If residing in the residence halls, students must purchase a board plan.

To apply for housing log into your  VIP page  and click on the link in the lower right corner of the page.

For more information and FAQ’s on Residential Life click  here .

Download Housing Checklist