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Becoming A Hawk!

Your Steps To Becoming A Northeast Student

Starting college is an exciting time—we're here to help you.

The Becoming a Hawk process has four distinct parts:

  • New Student Registration
  • Hawk Help Days
  • Move-In Day: Freshman On-Campus Students
  • Welcome Week (WOW)

Becoming A Hawk Details

Hawk Help Days

Hawk Helps Days are offered throughout July to help you with college financial planning. Check back for updated information!

RSVP for a Hawk Help Day

Week of Welcome (WOW)

August 21 - Magical Monday
10:00 am – 12:00 pm | Between Union 73 and Maclay
Take a seat, Make a friend ball pit, treats, and more. Event is free with current Northeast student ID

August 22 - Blacklight BINGO
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Union 73 lower level
Blacklights, music, and over $800 in groceries. Event is free with current Northeast student ID or $5 for guests

August 23 - Welcome Back Picnic & Inflatable Fun
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Lifelong Learning Center
Free food and fun for all students, faculty, and staff

August 24 - Cheers to Leadership Root Beer Kegger
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm | Paradise Courtyard
Visit with clubs and find the right fit for YOU! Free root beer floats and t-shirts to first 200 students. Event is free with current Northeast student ID

New Student Orientation

Orientation is delivered in two parts.

Part 1: You will enroll in your online Northeast Next Steps class at New Student Registration. This class will be available in Canvas, our online learning management system, after July 1. Complete all assignment by August 18.

This class is free and has no credits associated with it. Its purpose is to prepare you for a fantastic first semester and serve as a resource throughout your first year so that you can refer to it as needed. This workshop will introduce you to resources, strategies, and departments related to academic success, life as a Hawk, paying for college, and next steps. You can complete this course at your own pace but make sure to have all activities by the date listed above.

Part 2: Your on-campus New Student Orientation event is scheduled for August 18th. Information about New Student Orientation will be mailed to you in July! Check back for more details!

Move-In Day:
Freshman On-Campus Students

We can't wait for you to join us on campus. Move-In Day is all about you and getting you settled into your housing on campus. You will be receiving a communication from the Residence Life team that will contain your date and time for move in. Please ensure you have completed all requirements to live on campus via your My Housing App.