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All new students are required to attend orientation to ease the transition into academic and student life. Orientation is designed to acquaint new students with each other and the larger campus community, including faculty and staff.

Winter 2017 New Student Orientation

All students

Tuesday, January 3, 2017                                                                                         

8:00 - 9:00am                    Check-in / Breakfast (provided) with Faculty                       

9:00 - 12:00pm                  Orientation Program                                                                      

12:00pm                           Lunch (provided) and Faculty Panel                                         

12:45 - 2:00pm                  Campus Interactive Experience                 

2:00 - 3:00pm                    Campus Tours

Wednesday, January 4, 2017                                                                        

Specific course schedules TBD.

Chiropractic, Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine and Massage Therapy students

Your Orientation includes an overnight trip to visit the Standard Process facilities in Wisconsin.  Buses will begin loading at the school on Thursday, January 5 at 10:45 am and return to the school on Friday, January 6 at approximately 8 pm. Your schedule is the same as the above but also includes:

Thursday, January 5 - Friday, January 6, 2017                                                                     

Standard Process Overnight Trip and Tour

1200 W. Royal Lee Drive, Palmyra, WI, 53156 

Standard Process is the visionary leader in whole food nutrient solutions. They apply systems thinking to holistic nutrition that empowers practitioners to transform lives.  A tour of Standard Process is scheduled so you can see why all foods aren’t whole foods and why all whole food supplements are not the same.  Their team looks forward to meeting you and hopes you can build on this foundation for years to come.

Roommate Options:

  • We will assign you a roommate, or
  • You may submit a roommate request at Orientation on Wednesday, or
  • You may contact your admissions representative if you have an extenuating circumstance regarding rooming needs.

Recommended Packing List:

  • Items for the bus ride: music, electronics, book, snacks
  • Business casual attire for dinner, comfortable but professional for the tour with closed toed shoes required.
  • Swim suit for pool at hotel (if desired)
  • Sleepwear, toiletries
  • Exercise clothes / shoes for Fitness Center at hotel (if desired)
  • Notebook or laptop/iPad for taking notes

Standard Process Trip Schedule:

Thursday, January 5

10:45am                               Buses begin loading in East Parking Lot (Door #4)

Lunch provided.  Make your own boxed meal in hallway by Lecture Room 1 before boarding buses.

11:30am                               Buses Depart                                                                                    

Be prepared for a fun activity planned during the bus trip to Standard Process, but also bring a snack and a book or music to keep you busy!

Make sure to bring any of the assignments you were given by professors yesterday!

5:00 - 5:30pm                    Estimated arrival time and hotel check-in                           

                                             Hotel Details:  Lake Lawn Resort, Delavan, WI 

6:00 - 7:30pm                    Cocktails / Buffet dinner             

                                             Dress Code: business casual attire—be professional but comfortable.

7:30 - 9pm                          Campfire and Activities

Friday, January 6

7:00 - 8:00am                     Breakfast in the Great Room

Dress Code: comfortable but professional—nice jeans are acceptable, closed toed shoes required.

Pack up your room and bring your bags to the lobby.

8:00am                                 Meet in the lobby

8:15am                                 Buses depart hotel for Standard Process

9:00 - 12:00pm                   Manufacturing plant tour / certified organic farm tour

12:00 - 12:45pm                 Lunch

12:45 - 3:00pm                   Various Standard Process Seminars

3:00pm                                 Buses leave Standard Process

Boxed meals will be provided

8:00pm (approx.)                Return to Northwestern Health Sciences University

Required policies and documents

Prior to attending New Student Orientation, you are required to read the following policies and documents (also listed on the Admitted Students Checklist).

A. Program Technical Standards (Qualifications):

B. Drug-Free Campus Policy

C. University Student Handbook

Required signed certifications and waivers

Also prior to attending Orientation, print out and sign the following waivers and certifications to confirm that you have read and understand required policies and other key information.

Bring these signed forms with you to Orientation or fax to 952-886-7566:

Orientation Registration

Register for winter orientation today!


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