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New Student Orientation

The Neumann Experience

Welcome 2015 Transfers!

Welcome to Neumann University!  We are delighted to have you with us and excited to welcome you into the Neumann University Community. University staff is here to assist you as you begin your journey at Neumann University. We want to ensure that you have a smooth transition to Neumann so that in December you won’t consider yourself a transfer student, but a successful Neumann Knight! ┬áPlease do not hesitate to contact the Office of Student Activities with any further questions or concerns. You may reach us at orient@neumann.edu


A few important items:

  • You must complete the Online Orientation. All new transfer students are required to complete this by August 25, 2014. An email will be sent to you with the link.

  • As a formal welcome, we want to invite you to join us on campus for Transfer Student Semester Kick-Off on Sunday, August 30 from 9:00am until 1pm. You will check in at the Atrium, Mirenda Center for Sport, Spirituality and Character Development. This half day event will provide you with a rich experience which includes meeting faculty and staff, visiting key locations on campus, and the opportunity to ask questions unique to your circumstance.

If you plan to attend Orientation on Friday, August 28, please send an email RSVP to
orient@neumann.edu. It will help us plan the day and ensure enough giveaways for the group.


Additional Information

If you have not registered for classes, transfer students with more than 15 credits should contact their specific academic program to register. All others may contact the Academic Advising Center at 610.358.4287. If you have any questions regarding the day, please do not hesitate to contact us at 610.558.5619 or via email at orient@neumann.edu.   



Questions submitted by transfer students so far:

Q: Are there a decent amount of activities or events that happen on campus daily basis?
A: Yes! The fall semester will be filled with over 50 programs and that is just a short list from the programming board, SGA and the Office of Student Activities. There are multiple athletic events, intramurals, resident student programming, commuter student programming, and co-curricular programming that will be taking place.


Q: In August, do you have to come for every part of the new student orientation?
A: No, in fact the only thing you need to do is the online introduction to Neumann (information for this will be emailed soon). There will be a brief transfer kickoff event on Sunday, August 30 at 9:00am during new student orientation. This in-person event is open to all, but we know that everyone is different and has varied levels of need/interest/involvement. You are welcome to attend any session at Orientation. Whether you chose to just do the online introduction, or attend every session, know that I am a resource for you!


Q: Will there a campus tour for new transfer students?
A: Yes, on Sunday, August 30 during Transfer Kickoff, there will be a tour.


Q: When should I get an ID and register my car?
A: You can stop by the Campus Safety office during normal business hours in the summer. You can also accomplish this during Orientation weekend or during the first week of classes.


Q: Are there resources on campus such as tutoring that will help me succeed in my classes?
A: Yes! You can read all about our Academic Resource Center (ARC) HERE:


Q: Is there a transfer INT group?
A: No, not at this time. We will be offering opportunities for transfers to get together in the fall and answer any questions/offer support.


Q: I was a little confused about where parking would be and where my classes would be.
A: The campus map is a great resource. Click through and you will see all the campus buildings. Most classes take place in the Bachmann Main Building and Abessinio Building. Parking is free, but you do still need to register your car at Campus Safety. Parking is located throughout campus; including at the Life Center, Abessinio Building, the Mirenda Center and the Residence Halls.


Q: How many student organizations are there and how can I become involved?
A: There are over 20 student organizations available to you! These range from social, educational, cultural, and academic Greek. If you are interested in talking further about starting a student organization, you can stop down to 43 Bachmann Main Building and speak with either the Director of Student Activities or the Student Organizations Coordinator for Student Government. Click HERE for the club formation packet.


Q: How much is my total tuition for fall? I never received my bill.
A: If you have registered already, you should have received your bill. More information can be found HERE.


Q: How do we know what work study positions are available?
A: The Financial Aid office posts jobs outside of their office (151 Bachmann Main Building). Once on campus, you could also ask at different offices and areas that interest you if they are hiring.


Q: Who would I see to talk about my future classes at Neumann?
A: You would speak to your academic advisor. You can start at the Academic Advising Center, too. They will be able to tell you who is your Academic Advisor and also discuss your Academic plan. Click HERE for more info.


Q: How is the residence life?
A: Awesome! You can read all about it HERE.


Q: If you do not like your roommate the first week, are you able to switch?
A From the Director of Residence Life: There is not a switch day the first week, they should seek out their RA if they are having difficulty with their roommate.


Q: When will we receive housing assignments?
A: The week of August 3, 2015!

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