Orientation FAQ

Q: Where are the forms that I need to fill out for Orientation?
A: www.ncf.edu/to-do-list

Q: I still need to register myself or a parent for Orientation! How do I do this now that Registration is closed?
A: Call Student Affairs (941-487-4250) to let us know about your late-registration request. If approved, you'll need to bring a personal check with you to Orientation Check-in/Move-in Day.

Q: What is Orientation like?
A: You learn how to utilize academic and social support, how to use online resources like the library and your MyNCF account. Mini-classes are Thursday and Friday and they are a preview of what courses you want to take and the professors. There will be lots of fun activities and performances.

Q: What should I do to prepare for Orientation move in?
A: Try and be at Sudakoff between 9-10am. The doors close at 12pm. Bring water, snacks, comfortable clothing. It will be extremely hot and possible raining. BRING A DOLLY OR ANYTHING WITH WHEELS TO TRANSPORT ITEMS. There will only be a few moving bins.

Q: Is there an ATM machine on campus?
A: Yes, and it is located in Ham center near the Silo and BBT. There is a $1.99 charge, and your individual bank might charge a convenience fee.

Q: When do I find out my roommates?
A: You should have been emailed on your NCF email account.

Q: Is orientation necessary (including transfers and off camps)?
A: Absolutely! You will learn how to navigate and understand things that are very specific to New College. Also, you will make connections by meeting people and have a lot of fun.

Q: When do first years move in?
A: Move in is on August 17th. We suggest getting here on time.

Q: What size sheets do I need to get for my bed?
A: All beds on campus are twin XL

Q: What furniture comes in my dorm room?
A: Each person gets a bed, a desk, a chair, and a mysterious amount of bookcases to share.

Q: How do I get proof of enrollment?
A: Talk to the Office of the Registrar: registrar@ncf.edu or 941-287-4230

Q: Can I ship stuff before I arrive on campus?
A: No. Storage is limited, and we can’t be held responsible.

Q: Is there a list of suggested items to bring?
A: Yes, click here.

Q: How do I figure out how to use my NCF email account?
A: Contact the IT Help Desk at 941-487-4350

Q: Do the washers and dryers require quarters?
A: This year we are using swipe cards that you can get and put money on in Housing.

Q: I haven’t received any information from my OL?
A: They should have contacted you. Email the Office of Student Affairs at studentaffairs@ncf.edu.

Q: What banks are in the area?
Click here for a list of banks close to New College.

Office of Student Affairs
New College of Florida
5800 Bay Shore Road
Sarasota FL 34243

Phone: (941) 487-4250
Fax: (941) 487-4517