Skip to Login Skip to Content Skip to Secondary Navigation

Welcome to New Student Orientation! In this portal, you will have access to many different things! Here are some important things to remember as you are preparing for your orientation experience!

New Student Orientation is a required experience for all incoming students. It is full of programs and group time that will prepare you for the transition to college life!

After logging in with your Campus ID, Click here to register for the 2017 New Student Orientation Experience!  Note: upon submission of this registration form, it may take up to 60 minutes to receive email verification of your completed form.

If you did not purchase spirit wear by August 3rd, limited amounts will be available at the Resource Fair on Saturday August 19th from 11:30 am till 4:00 pm at the Collins Gym. Exact cash amounts only: Short Sleeve T-Shirts ($10) - Long Sleeve ($15).

Camp Blue is a high energy, action packed week exclusively for University of Dayton first-year students! The six-night experience focuses on leadership development sessions and activities. Students are given the opportunity to have fun and understand the university's philosophy of learn, lead, and serve. If you are ready to become a top leader on campus and get excited about your university experience, use this link to Register for Camp.  Registration opens July 19 at 1:00 p.m. EDT

Early Drop-Off is another component of New Student Orientation that is important to remember! It allows you to sign up for a one-hour time slot in which you can drop things off in your assigned room for the coming school year. It allows you to get the heavy lifting over with and make your move on to campus smooth and seamless! Registration for Early Drop-Off is done through your Housing Portal at  Early Drop Off registration ends on July 7. (Please note: if you are participating in Camp Blue you do not need to sign up for Early Drop as time slots have already been allotted for you.) 

First-Year G.P.S. is a module that is required to be completed before arriving on campus for orientation. It will become available on August 1st, and must be completed by August 18th. You can access the module on Isidore via your UD Porches account.

After registration, the next step will be preparing for arrival. Don't forget to complete AlcoholEdu and Haven (Opens July 24) along with the G.P.S. Also, take a moment and check out this New Student Transition video which will provide you with helpful information and recommendations for arrival preparation.

Join us on Wednesday August 2 at 7 pm EDT for a live webinar with the NSP staff to learn more about First-Year move-in and NSO. We will also answer any questions that you may still have about transitioning to our community. Due to limited space in the webinar, registration will be required. An email with the registration information will be sent to students and parents registered for NSO by July 23 on July 24.

If you have any questions do not hesitate to contact our office Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT at or by phone at 937-229-2229.

If you have already submitted your registration form and have any questions or need to change any of your responses please email our office at

Welcome to New Student Orientation and the UD family! We are so happy you have chosen to make the University of Dayton your new home!


New Student Programs Staff

Portal Information