The Greek at Point Loma Nazarene University

New Student Orientation, Spring

Welcome to PLNU!

We deeply desire that you grow as a whole person during your years here. We trust you will experience an extra measure of God’s grace as you participate in our community. Opportunities to learn, grow, and serve are abundant here. The entire PLNU community is preparing for your arrival.

Spring New Student Orientation (NSO) is Sunday, January 8 and Monday, January 9, 2023. Here you will meet key people, get your ID card, move into your dorm, purchase your textbooks, go on campus tours, learn about the culture of PLNU, and much more.

Note: There is NO registration required for Spring NSO and you can bring as many guests as you'd like. 

New Student Orientation Schedule

NSO 2023 Schedule

New Student - Welcome Brochure - Spring Edition 2023

Spring 2023 Welcome Brochure

New Student – All Things Financial – Spring Edition 2023

NSO - All Things Financial - Spring Edition 2023

NSO Spring 2023

Sunday, January 8 – Move-In: 1-3 p.m.
Residential students can move into the Residence Halls from 1-3 p.m. Stop by the Nicholson Commons Living Room to pick up your ID card which you’ll need to access the Residence Halls. 

Monday, January 9 – Orientation & Lunch
12 p.m.: Check-In – Nicholson Commons Living Room
12:30 p.m.: Welcome & Introductions
1 p.m.: Loma Launch (students only) / Parent Mixer (parents only)
2:10 p.m.: Covenant Service & PLNU Sand Tradition Service
3:20 p.m.: Campus Resource Fair

Hotel Accommodations

PLNU is pleased to offer a specially reduced rate at a variety of Bartell Hotels in the San Diego area. Rates are based on availability and all appropriate taxes and hotel fees apply. To guarantee a special rate, please book early and ask for the "PLNU rate" at the time the reservation is made. In return, Bartell will donate a percentage of the total room cost to PLNU's university fund benefiting student scholarships. Book online and find additional information about PLNU's partnership with Bartell hotels.

Disability Accommodations

PLNU is dedicated to providing students with disabilities access to the programs, services, and activities of the university, as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (1990) and Amendment (2008), and by Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (1973). The Educational Access Center (EAC) provides reasonable accommodations so otherwise qualified students with disabilities may, as independently as possible, meet the demands of university life.

For accommodation requests, contact the EAC at Please send requests at least four weeks in advance of NSO.

Contact Us

New Student Orientation
(619) 849-2479