New Student Orientation and Registration (NSOR)

Undergraduate Students

New undergraduate students admitted to attend St. Thomas University for the first time who have not earned any college credits must attend one of our New Student Orientation and Registration (NSOR) sessions in order to register for classes. During these sessions you'll get the chance to meet and interact with other students, receive important information on the many things you can do here, and register for classes. We'll also describe the support services we offer to make your time here meaningful, and explain how to best complete your program of study and secure your future.

Sign Up for a NSOR:

Note: You will receive an email confirmation of your registration, and a reminder of your selected NSOR session. Please make sure to check your email, including your “junk” folder.

On Campus


Fall 2018 start

New orientation dates will be published soon. TBD.

Fernandez Family Center


Virtual for:

Out-of-State, Out-of-Town Residents, Dade/Broward County residents not able to attend On-Campus NSOR, and/or International Students

Note: Times of NSOR sessions listed below are US Eastern Standard Times (EST).


Fall 2018 start

Friday, August 10, 2018 at 8:00AM EST: SIGN ME UP

Prior to attending the NSOR session you must also have done the following:

Taken the Placement Test (Accuplacer) in the subject area that does not meet the SAT, ACT, AP, CLEP, scores to be exempt from placement testing at St. Thomas University’s Testing Center prior to attending a NSOR session.

There are two options for taking a placement exam:

  • In person at STU’s Testing Center, by contacting the Testing Center to make an appointment.
  • In the comfort of your home through our online proctoring service, BVirtual.
    Note: There is a $25 fee to take your examination through this service. To apply click HERE.
    Don’t forget to check out the Placement Test Preparation

Exempt from NSOR:

  • ESL students (have taken the English as a Second Language placement test)
  • Dual Enrollment students
  • STU current students

If you meet the ESL and/or Dual Enrollment exemption criteria above, call (305) 628-6546 for information on the next steps for registration. If you are an STU current student, please make an appointment with your Professional Academic Advisor via Starfish, Your Success Network


Instructional video on how to register for courses: