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Welcome to Northern Vermont University-Lyndon!

We’re excited you have decided to Do North at NVU-Lyndon. We offer a fall kickoff orientation weekend of activities for new students as well as a week of fun and informative events for the entire campus community to celebrate the start of a new academic year!

Fall Kickoff will take place on Friday, August 19 through Sunday, August 21. Classes begin on Monday, August 22.

Fall Kick-Off Orientation Schedule

Fall Kick-Off Orientation is the final portion of your Northern Vermont University-Lyndon student orientation. Taking place the weekend before the first day of classes, this required program will provide you with the last bit of information needed for your NVU-Lyndon toolkit and several opportunities to get to know your classmates in a variety of fun activities! All events during Fall Orientation are required.

Fall Orientation Schedule

Friday, August 19

  • 8-11a.m. – Check-in and move-in for new residential students
  • 11 a.m.-12 p.m. – Check in for new commuting students
  • 12-1 p.m. – BBQ lunch for new students and their families
  • 1 p.m. – Welcome for new students and their families
  • 2 p.m. – Families depart
  • 1:30-5 p.m. – Orientation workshops
  • 5 p.m. – Dinner
  • 6 p.m. – Evening meetings and entertainment

Saturday, August 20

  • 9-9:30 a.m. – Continental breakfast
  • 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. – Orientation workshops
  • 12-1 p.m. – Lunch
  • 1-3 p.m. – Hornet Olympics
  • 3:30-5 p.m. – Orientation meetings and workshops
  • 5 p.m. – Dinner
  • 6 p.m. – Evening entertainment

Sunday, August 21

  • 9-9:30 a.m. – Continental breakfast
  • 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. – Orientation workshops
  • 12-1 p.m. – Lunch
  • 1-2:30 p.m. – Fall Sports Kick-Off
  • 3-5 p.m. – Orientation meetings and workshops
  • 5 p.m. – Dinner
  • 6:30-7:30 p.m. – Variety Show

*Schedule is subject to change. 

Welcome Week (August 22-27, 2022)

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 Fall Welcome Week:

  • Student club and activities fair
  • On campus job fair
  • Meet the staff who feed you – get the most out of your meals and points
  • Nooks and crannies campus tour

Questions? We’re here to help.

Email LyndonFirstYear@NorthernVermont.edu or call us at 802.626.6417