Registration & Orientation - Wahpeton Students

STEP 1: Attend a New Student Registration & Orientation Day

NDSCS New Student Registration and Orientation is a required informational day designed to help new students gain information about academic requirements, course offerings, campus activities, financial aid and how to become a successful student. Students will also meet with academic staff to develop a schedule and register for first semester classes. Attendance is required. 

The information on this page is for students entering the NDSCS Wahpeton campus in Summer 2021 or Fall 2021.

RSVP for New Student Registration & Orientation 

Important Information

  • Every aspect of New Student Registration and Orientation is essential and required; please plan to be on campus until the conclusion of the day (in the late afternoon).
  • There will be open and free parking throughout campus.

COVID-19 Considerations

NDSCS is focused on minimizing risk and the spread of COVID-19 while continuing to provide supportive and impactful experiences for our incoming students. To accomplish this, we have made the following modifications:

  • NDSCS is following all established occupancy guidelines from the North Dakota Department of Health. 
  • The use of face coverings is optional for NDSCS employees and visitors. Disposable face masks will be provided if visitors wish to wear one and do not have their own.
  • Anyone who is not feeling well, having symptoms consistent with COVID-19, and/or been knowingly exposed to anyone that has COVID-19 is asked to not attend New Student Registration and Orientation and contact NDSCS Admission at 701-671-2173 to reschedule.
  • All food and beverages will be served and prepared in accordance with state health department guidelines.


Click here for details on how to prepare and plan for your New Student Registration & Orientation day.

For questions or to request accommodations during New Student Registration and Orientation, please contact the Student Success Center at 701-671-3000 or

STEP 2: Wahpeton New Student Orientation

Move in, get familiar with campus and kick off the academic year with a variety of fun activities during Wahpeton Welcome Week & New Student Orientation! The Wildcat Welcome Team will assist you with getting to know NDSCS and will guide new students through orientation.

Welcome Week Fall 2021 Schedule


If you have any questions, feel free to contact the Student Success Center at 701-671-3000 or