Summer Orientation Frequently Asked Questions

You can sign up for orientation in the Welcome Portal. Orientation sign up is the last item in the portal. You must complete the other forms to reach the registration page. Your responses to the portal forms are needed to build your fall schedule. 

This short video tutorial will demonstrate the steps.

No. You will be sent sign-in information for your specific day. If you need to change sessions, please call 716.286.8405 to find out if alternatives are available.

Yes, however, waiting until your SumO session will cause a delay in your class registration. It is strongly recommended that students change their majors before Summer Orientation by calling the Admissions Office at 716.286.8716 or via the Welcome Portal on the Major Verification Form. If you request a major change, this will be forwarded to the Admissions Office for approval. You will remain in your current major until notified. Not all major changes are approved. You must meet certain requirements before being approved for a major change.

Please call Campus Safety at 716-286-8111. They will help you out. The registration decals will be available in the fall. Vehicle registration can also take place during New Student Orientation (NSO).

Please call the Athletics Department at 716.286.8600 and/or speak with your coach if you have any questions.

Niagara University offers a convenient payment plan options. To access your account, enroll in the payment plan, pay your bill, and see due dates log into Touchnet

Due to Niagara University’s proximity to Canada, you should be aware of existing federal regulations prior to travel to Canada. 

Niagara University students are NOT required to have a passport to attend Niagara University, unless they are international students. For all others, the decision whether to obtain a passport is up to the individual student.

For more information on the regulations known as the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative, refer to the U.S. Department of State website.

  • Comfortable clothings and shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Phone charger

Needed for Staying Overnight

  • Pillow(s)
  • Bedding (Twin size)
  • Toiletries
  • A fan