Orientation Fees

New Student Orientation is funded by the fees that we collect from our participants. 

Orientation TypeFee
Accelerated Online$40.00
Branch Transfer$40.00
Dual Degree Nursing $40.00
First Year - In Person$200.00
First Year - Virtual $110.00
First Year - Family Connection Guest # 1$50.00
First Year - Family Connection Guest # 2$25.00
Mini Sessions$40.00
Returning Student$40.00
RN To BSN $40.00
Semester Underway$40.00
Transfer – In Person$80.00
Transfer – Virtual $50.00


If you are no longer planning on attending your NSO session, you will need to call the NSO office at 505-277-5321. 2 days before your scheduled session to be eligible for a refund. Failure to cancel 3 days prior to your scheduled session will make you not eligible for a refund. There are no refunds for no-shows. 

When selecting a payment option:

There are two payment options for paying the fee for New Student Orientation.  You must select one of these two payment options on the "My Reservations" screen of the orientation reservation system in order to secure a spot in a session. Do so by clicking the "Pay Now" button on the screen.  

Upon doing so, you will have the option of

  1. Paying with your credit card


      2. Choose the “Charge My Student Account” payment option.

If you choose Option 2, we will charge the New Student Orientation fee to your UNM student bursar account after the orientation session.

DO NOT mail any payments to our office or bring payment at check-in.  

Click here for information about the fees for the Family Connection Program.