Congratulations on your decision to attend Bowie State University! Welcome to the Bulldog Nation!
Now that you have been admitted, it is time for you to enroll in New Student Orientation (NSO)! This happens in 2 steps:
Pay the $80 enrollment fee: a. By calling the Office of Student Accounts (301-860-3495) b. By mail or in person at the Office of Student Accounts, Henry Administration Building, Suite 1300, 14000 Jericho Park Road, Bowie, MD 20715 c. By emailing the Office of Student Accounts at SA@bowiestate.edu.
Enroll in an Orientation Session which includes: a. Placement Testing — Testing in English, reading, and mathematics b. Academic Advising— Introduction to academic policies, course selection, and registration c. Discover BSU— Introduction to campus life
A mandatory orientation fee is assessed to your bill along with your tuition once you register for classes.
Dates for New Student Orientation (NSO) Sessions
Students must register for one of the NSO sessions listed below.
*Note: If you are attending Bulldog Academy, NSO is already included and you do not have to register at this time. The Bulldog Academy provides an opportunity to ease your transition from high school to college with the opportunity to earn college credits. Find out more about the Bulldog Academy program by clicking here.
Meet Your Orientation Leaders
Click here to find out more about the NSO session you registered for.