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New Student Orientation (NSO)


Welcome to New Student Orientation! As a new degree or certificate-seeking Owens student, New Student Orientation (NSO) is a required step in the enrollment process. NSO is the opportunity for you to learn about the tools, resources, and offices that will support you along your education journey at Owens. We will show you have to search the class schedule, how to navigate your Ozone account, payment options, and more!

NSO is offered both online and on-campus. Once you complete your admissions application, the online option will be available to you in your Ozone account. On-campus NSO sessions include placement testing, academic advising, financial aid/payment information, and assistance with building a class schedule and registration.

If you have a disability and need accommodations or adaptions during an on-campus NSO session, please contact the Disability Resource Center at (567) 661-7007 to make arrangements prior to signing up for orientation.

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On-Campus New Student Orientation Locations

NSO locations vary based on the session and the time of year. Please refer to your confirmation email to ensure you arrive at the correct location.


How to sign up

Online New Student Orientation Instructions

STEP 1: Activate your Ozone account - my.owens.edu. Your Ozone username is available in your acceptance letter. Your initial password is your two-digit birth day, two-digit birth year, and the 4th and 5th digits of your social security number.

how to find your Ozone log in

STEP 2: Change your password and answer six security questions after your initial log-in.

STEP 3: After logging in, click on the "New Student Orientation" link.

STEP 4: Once you have completed orientation and placement testing, you will work your academic advisor for course recommendations based on your test scores.