New Student Orientation Registration
Welcome! New Student Orientation (NSO) is a program for all new students entering Thomas Nelson Community College.  NSO is offered on the Hampton and Historic Triangle (Williamsburg) campuses. As a new student, you will not be permitted to register for courses until you have attended an orientation session.

The NSO program is designed to prepare you for the college experience and introduce you to academic and student support resources.  As a participant attending New Student Orientation, you will recieve important information and register for classes.

To register for a session, please complete the form below. The morning programs start at 9:00 am, and the evening programs start at 5:30 pm. The Thomas Nelson community looks forward to seeing you soon!
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  • Contact Information
    Please tell us about yourself.
    • Please ensure your EMPLID is correct.

    • Please ensure your VCCS e-mail address is correct.

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      (XXX) XXX-XXXX

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      For matching purposes.

  • Additional Information
    In order to give you the best selection of first semester courses, we need to gather some information on your academic background and future plans. The questions below will make sure that you are given the most accurate course selection information. Please note that if you have AP/IB exam scores or have earned college credit previously, bring a copy of your scores and transcripts to orientation so that you are placed in the appropriate courses.