Transfer New Nole Orientation Schedule

Welcome to Orientation at Florida State University! New Nole Orientation is designed to help students successfully transition into the FSU community. For each section below, click the arrow to view more information, including session descriptions and important reminders.

New Nole Orientation will take place in the Student Union (75 North Woodward Avenue, Tallahassee, FL 32306).

7:30 a.m. Check-In, Taking Care of Business
Student Union Lobby


Student Union: 75 N. Woodward Ave.
Woodward Garage: 104 N. Woodward Ave.

During this time, students and family members/guests will officially check in for New Nole Orientation. Students can pick up their FSUCard (if they pre-submitted their photo) or take their FSUCard photo and they can submit their Immunization form if they have not done so already. Morning coffee will be available (for students and families who opted into Orientation Dining) until the start of the Welcome session.

8:30 a.m. Welcome to Florida State University!
Union Ballroom E

Welcome to Florida State University! In this session you will meet the Orientation team and get a quick overview of what to expect for the day.

9 a.m. Student Torch Groups
Meeting Rooms

In this small group session with your Orientation Leader, you will get to know your classmates and prepare for the remainder of your Orientation session.

10 a.m. Navigating FSU
Union Ballroom E

Throughout your time at FSU, you will have access to many resources and opportunities. In this session, you will get a brief overview of some essential programs and services to help you get connected and navigate your transition to Florida State University.

10:30 a.m. Academic Sessions
Student Union

In this session, you will learn about academic issues ranging from liberal studies to University graduation requirements, as well as how to succeed academically during your first year at FSU.

11:30 a.m. Lunch and Resource Fair
Union Ballroom E

Lunch will be available for students and families (who opted into Orientation Dining). Students and family members who requested a dietary accommodation will be able to pick up their meal from the Registered Dietician table.

Also during this time, feel free to walk around the various tables at the Resource Fair to learn more about some of the many resources and opportunities available at FSU.

12:30 p.m. Countdown to Course Registration
Union Ballroom E

In this session, you will get a few final reminders about advising and registration. An Orientation Leader will guide you to your advising and course registration location.