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Welcome to Northern Vermont University-Johnson!

We’re excited you have decided to Do North at NVU-Johnson. In the spring we offer our new students a day of orientation on Monday, January 17 followed by a week of fun and informative events for the entire campus community to celebrate the start of a new semester!

Spring Orientation and Move-In Day will take place on Monday, January 17. Classes begin on Tuesday, January 18. If you will be a residential student and have questions about housing, please contact the Student Life Office at 802.635.1200 (Johnson).

Spring Orientation and Welcome Week

Monday, January 17-Saturday, January 22

Orientation provides the opportunity for students to learn how things work, to learn what resources are available to them, to meet other students who are also beginning their academic journey at NVU Johnson and to feel comfortable in their new community. We expect all students to participate in Orientation and look forward to connecting with you.

**Parent/student panel Q/A via Zoom to occur in January for questions related to academic, advising, student/residence life, COVID-19, and so on.**

Spring Orientation Schedule (Tentative)

Monday, January 17th

  • 9–11 a.m. Residential Check-In
  • 10–11a.m. Commuter Student Check-In
    Commuter students are strongly encouraged to participate in all campus events during Welcome Week and throughout the semester!
  • 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.: Lunch in the dining hall
  • 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Meet and mingle with your Peer Orientation Leaders
  • 2:30-3:30 p.m. TBD
  • 4:30-7:30 p.m. Dinner in the dining hall
  • 7 p.m. Residential Floor Meetings
  • 9 p.m. Social event TBD

Welcome Week (January 17-22)

The Johnson campus will create a week of opportunity for our new and returning students. Below is a sample list of events that will be available to you during Spring Welcome Week:

  • Student Club Activities Fair
  • Department Open House Events
  • Be Well with the Wellness Center
  • Intramurals Connection and Competition


We’re here to help.

Email or call us at 802.635.1200