Note: Orientation plans could still change or go virtual due to the COVID-19 situation
New student move-in is Monday, February 8 from 10 - 11:30am.
Placement Testing and Advising
All students who need advising, to register, or to take a placement exams should contact Henry Conover at email@example.com for an appointment..
If you are unsure if you will be taking a placement exam, please call the Admissions Office. Students must submit a nonrefundable $150 deposit and the Admit Student Reply Form before they will be mailed an orientation and advising packet.
By Air: The Reno-Tahoe International Airport is the closest commercial airport, approximately 30 miles from SNU. The North Lake Tahoe Express provides scheduled shuttle service, reserve in advance.
Driving Directions: click HERE
Spring Orientation Schedule 2021
All events and activities are open to incoming freshmen and transfer students
Monday Feb. 8th
|10:00am - 11:30am||Admissions Check-in: Patterson Hall. New students will check-in with Admissions to get their welcome packet. IT Help Desk will be available for laptop connectivity and Henry Conover will be on hand for advising and registration questions.|
|10:00am - 11:30am||Residence Halls Open for New Student Move-in: Patterson Hall Lobby. Due to COVID-19 and to keep our housing facilities as safe as possible, only residents will be allowed inside the dorms for move-in.|
|11:30am - 12:00pm||Welcome Address with Sierra Nevada University President Dr. Robert Valli: Patterson Hall|
|12:00pm - 1:00pm||Eagles Have Landed Lunch: New students and their families are invited to enjoy a complementary meal after the President’s address.||1:00pm - 2:30pm||MANDATORY New Student Orientation Sessions: (Parents welcome) Patterson Hall Room 207
Session #1 ITS Connectivity, Email and Printers with Forest Goodman
Session #2 Academic Policies and SNCSIS with Jane Rainwater
Session #3 Financial Aid, Student Accounts, and SNCSIS with Jackie Dontcho
Session #4 Textbooks with Annamarie Kayton
Session #5 Residence Life with Lizzie Thibodeau
|3:30pm - 6:30pm||Sunset Snowshoe Hike at Diamond Peak: Meet in Patterson Hall Lobby dressed in warm layers and waterproof boots. Snowshoes and dinner will be provided.|
|5:00pm - 7:00pm||Dinner: Patterson Hall|