Welcome and Registration Information

New Student Orientation (NSO)

We are working diligently to virtually welcome you to your Lakers family in the summer. In the meantime, please read through the information on the NSO website.

NSO for Supporters

Nipissing University’s NSO offers a unique programming stream just for supporters (parents, guardians, siblings, partners, etc.) to assist them in supporting their students’ transition to Nipissing University. Learn about the resources on campus and the programs available to assist your student in achieving personal and academic success. Click on ‘Support your New Laker’ tab.

Student Development and Services

Student Development and Services strives to offer a gateway to enriched academic and personal development for each student. Please follow the link above for an overview of the innovative and effective programs and services available to you.

Student Accessibility Self-Identification Form
If you require academic accommodations for a disability, please follow the above link for the self-identification form. Upon receiving your self-identification form, Student Accessibility Services will contact you to begin the intake process. Early identification is preferable, when possible.


The Nipissing University Student Union (NUSU) represents all students attending Nipissing University. NUSU is in charge of the health and dental plan, fun-filled Orientation Week, student clubs, student food bank, and much more. Make sure to follow NUSUtalks on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for updated news on what is happening on and off campus!

Next Steps

Here are some important tasks you should complete before the beginning of the new school year in September.

Important Dates

Important Academic Dates can be found here. This page will tell you the first day of classes for each term, when holidays and study weeks are, as well as deadlines for course registration and withdrawal.

Nipissing E-mail Account

Find out why this e-mail is so important.

Course Registration Instructions

Follow the link above for instructions on how to register for your courses. For more information on how to select courses and a walkthrough of the registration process, check out the Orientation Modules on MyNipissing starting in early July.

  • For students who have not received transfer credit, Registration opens on July 4th at 9:00am.
  • For students who have received transfer credit, Registration opens as follows:
    • June 14th at 9:00am for students with 78+ transfer credits
    • June 21st at 9:00am for second-degree students and students with 48+ transfer credits
    • June 28th at 9:00am for students with between 1-47 transfer credits. 

Find more information about Transfer Credit here.

Nipissing’s Frequently Asked Questions from the NU Community About Coronavirus

Check this page regularly. It is updated frequently with information that will assist you with understanding how the academic year will proceed.

Other Important Resources for New Students