114 new freshmen and transfer students, from 25 states across the US and Sweden, were introduced to their new home on the shore of Lake Tahoe.

New Students Welcomed to SNC

68 incoming freshman and 46 new transfer students have joined the SNC Tahoe community. Our new arrivals come from 25 states, spanning the country from Washington to New Hampshire to Florida to California, and from Sweden.

Three days of moving into the dorms, information sessions on everything from student accounts and IT policies to academic support services and campus life, placement testing, and active learning workshops were interspersed with two barbecues, roller skating at Northstar, disc golf, and an afternoon of fun on Tahoe’s Ski Beach.

Sierra Nevada College Orientation Week fall 2017 - Step 1, check-in

Many students followed the campus orientation by exploring their new neighborhood farther afield in Tahoe or Wilderness orientation.

Tahoe Orientation

Four days of hiking, biking, paddleboarding and beach time, the Truckee Farmer’s Market, the Tahoe Vista ropes course, and a sunset sail on Lake Tahoe.

Wilderness Orientation

Four days in the spectacular Sierra Nevada backcountry.