New Student Orientation

We can't wait for you to begin your Dalton State journey! Your next step after being accepted is to register for Orientation! Orientation is required for all new students excluding transient and online students. On this day, you will register for classes for your first semester. You will also have the chance to hear from important departments and resources on campus ranging from academic support, student life, health and wellness, and  more!

Covid-19 Updates:

Our summer and fall 2021 Orientation sessions are scheduled to be held on campus. We will have a virtual option available for those who are uncomfortable attending in person. Please note that these plans are fluid and we will continue to make adjustments for social distancing. Once you have registered for a session, we will email you as the session date approaches with more updates on this. You will register for Orientation through your Nest Portal account. 

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What's Next

Once you've been accepted at Dalton State there are things you can do to help prepare you for your new beginning as a Roadrunner. Click below to find out what you can do to get ahead and be ready for this new chapter of life! 

Register for Orientation

Register for Orientation

If you've been officially accepted as a Dalton State Roadrunner, you can now register for orientation through your Nest Portal account. Summer Orientation will be held Thursday, May 13. Fall Orientation dates available are and you can register through our Nest Portal. 


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