New Student Orientation Your introduction to services at SMU Twin Cities Campus and other Metro Locations New student orientations (NSO) are held on the Twin Cities campus before the start of each semester. Orientations are not required but recommended to all new students. At NSO, students will receive helpful information on: Policies Procedures Financial Aid Student Services including Blackboard and WebTools Library Writing Center Next orientation August 23, 2012 | 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. Saint Mary's Event Center 2540 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55404 Map & Directions Register for the orientation Unable to attend? Please review the Student Resources tab in the Blackboard portal for links to important information. Rochester Campus New student orientations are available by request by contacting Laurie Roy or Ceitlyn Mackenzie at 507-285-1410.