Orientation

We're excited to meet you!

Now that you're on your way to UMSON, it's time for us to get to know each other better.

What is orientation?

Orientation is designed to familiarize you with UMSON. You'll learn about essential policies and procedures, as well as resources available to you.

Upcoming Orientation Activities

Students Enrolled at UMSON Baltimore

ProgramRequired Orientation Activities
BSN

You are required to attend both of the activities below.

UMSON 101

Choose one date: Dec. 3, Dec. 11, Jan. 7 or Jan. 14
9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

At this session, you'll be introduced to resources, register for classes, and learn what will be required of you.

To register: Email your date preference to: nrsstudentsuccesscenter@umaryland.edu.

Orientation

Thursday, Jan. 23
9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Check-in starts at 8:30 a.m.

Register here.

CNL

You are required to attend all three of the activities below.

UMSON 101

Choose one date: Dec. 10 or Jan. 10
9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

At this session, you'll be introduced to resources, register for classes, and learn what will be required of you.

To register: Email your date preference to: nrsstudentsuccesscenter@umaryland.edu.

Orientation

Thursday, Jan. 23
9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Check-in starts at 8:30 a.m.

Register here.

SMARTStart

Friday, Jan. 24, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

RN-to-BSN

Orientation

You are required to attend one online orientation.

Choose from these dates:

  • Monday, Dec. 16, 1-3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Jan. 7, 7-9 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Jan. 8, 10 a.m.-noon
  • Thursday, Jan. 9, 1-3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2-4 p.m.
  • Wednseday, Jan. 15, 3-5 p.m.

Register here.

RN-to-MSN*
Master of Science in Nursing*
Dual Degree
Certificate

Orientation

Thursday, Jan. 23
9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Check-in starts at 8:30 a.m.

Register here.

DNP

Orientation

TBD

PhD You will receive more information about orientation from the Graduate School.

*If you’re enrolled in online coursework, you can attend orientation online or face to face.

Students Enrolled at Shady Grove

Program Required Orientation Activities
BSN

You are required to attend both of the activities below.

UMSON 101

Choose one date:

  • Dec. 4, noon-4:30 p.m.
    or
  • Dec. 6, noon-4:30 p.m.

Location: Building III, Room 4211

Orientation to USG and Academic Success Program

Thursday, Jan. 9, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

RN-to-BSN

Orientation

You are required to attend one online orientation.

Choose from these dates:

  • Monday, Dec. 16, 1-3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Jan. 7, 7-9 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Jan. 8, 10 a.m.-noon
  • Thursday, Jan. 9, 1-3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2-4 p.m.
  • Wednseday, Jan. 15, 3-5 p.m.

Register here.

DNP

Orientation

TBD

Online Students

RN-to-BSN students:

Please see the information by location in the drop-downs above for orientation details.

All other students:

You may choose to attend orientation in person or online.

Access our online orientation.

Student Services Presentations

In order to be fully compliant with new student orientation, all incoming students must review these student services presentations: