Freshman Orientation Programs
Make your transition to UND.
Follow the steps below to prepare to attend UND for fall 2022.
1. Claim Account and Confirm Enrollment
Let us know you're coming to UND! To confirm your enrollment for fall 2022, you must pay a $200 nonrefundable deposit. The deposit is a prepayment applied to tuition, fees or other charges on your UND bill.
You must claim your account and pay your deposit at least two business days before you'll be able to complete Step 2 of the process.
Your UND email is where we will send information about financial aid, housing and other UND items. Check your email regularly.
How to Claim Your Account
To gain access to many of the systems you'll need as a UND student, you must activate
your student account within the North Dakota University System (NDUS).
To claim your account:
- Go to UND.edu/claim.
- Find your student ID number (also known as your EMPLID) on your acceptance letter or by following the steps under the "Find my EMPLID" menu.
- Click "Claim Your Account".
- Follow the steps as indicated.
Once you've claimed your account, you don't have to go through the process again. Keep your username and password in a safe and secure place.
NDUS Help Desk
- Required of all new freshmen who plan to enroll in classes.
- The $200 deposit is a down payment applied to future charges you'll incur on your UND bill (tuition, fees, etc.). It's not an additional charge.
- Nonrefundable, but may be applied to future terms if you're unable to enroll for fall 2022. Call 701.777.3000 for details.
- Refer to the How to Pay Your Enrollment Confirmation Deposit document for step-by-step instructions on paying your deposit.
- If you're unable to pay the $200 deposit due to financial hardship, please contact the UND Office of University Admissions at 701.777.3000. You also may pay in installments.
2. UND Orientation Reservation Process
The UND Orientation reservation process includes the following steps:
- Provide a complete list of all college-level credits, AP/CLEP/IB scores and ACT/SAT scores. Your advisor will use this information to accurately advise you on your first semester of classes.
- Select an online registration date. Your online registration date will be the date an advisor emails you a list of recommended
courses along with instructions to register for your first semester of classes at
- This is not an on-campus event. Registration dates are based on the college of your major.
- If you want to change your major, you're able to do so during the reservation process.
- At 10 a.m. (CTS) on the advisement and registration date you select, you'll receive an email from UND.advising@UND.edu with a list of courses to enroll in.
- The email will include detailed instructions on how to enroll in your courses and how to contact your advisor for assistance.
July 13, 14 and 27
June 1, 7, 15, 23 and 30
Arts & Sciences
June 2, 14 and 29
Business & Public Administration
Education & Human Development
Engineering & Mines
June 8 and 21
Medicine & Health Sciences
Nursing & Professional Disciplines
June 9 and 28
3. Math Placement Assessment
Complete the math placement assessment to determine appropriate course placement, unless one of the following applies to you:
- You've completed college-level math credit while in high school (CIS, PSEO, dual-credit, etc.)
- You've submitted official ACT or SAT scores to UND Admissions. See math placement website for ACT or SAT score placement.
- You've submitted official AP/IB/CLEP math scores to UND Admissions
- You're pursuing one of the following majors that doesn't require a math course: American Indian Studies, Aviation Safety & Operations, Communications, Early Childhood Education, English, Environmental Studies, General Studies, Graphic Design, Health Studies, History, Languages (Classical Studies, French, German, Norwegian or Spanish), Music, Philosophy & Religious Studies, Social Science, Theatre Arts, Visual Arts, or Women & Gender Studies.
You must complete the math placement assessment at least two weeks prior to your scheduled advisement and registration date to enroll in a math course.
4. Online Orientation Module (Optional)
The online Orientation Module is especially valuable for any students who choose not to attend in-person Orientation Days in July. The optional module will provide you foundational information about UND prior to coming to campus.
This module includes three sections covering:
- Academic Advising
- Degree Map
- Campus Connection
- Essential Studies
- Music Programs
- ROTC Programs
- Disability Services for Students
- Testing Services
- Tutoring & Learning Services
- Writing Center
- Career Services
- Veteran & Military Services
- UND Bookstore
- Preparing for Class Registration
- Sign up for an Orientation Day
- Submit Mandatory Immunizations
- Log in to your UND Email
Log-in to the orientation module with your NDUS identifier at orientationmodule.UND.edu to get started.
5. Attend Orientation
Orientation for incoming students will be held July 18-22, 2022.