New Student Orientation (NSO) is an introduction to Kentucky State University (KSU).  It provides an overview of important policies, procedures, and resources that will help students transition into their new Thorobred experience.

During New Student Orientation students will attend sessions on student programs, services, academic life, academic advising, assistance with course registration and campus tours.   All new college and transfer students at Kentucky State University are required to complete an orientation.

2016 Thorobred New Student Orientation Dates

Choose one (1) to attend:

Saturday, August 13th (Move-In Day)


Wednesday, August 17th 

ASB Auditorium

8 AM

There is a non-refundable orientation fee of $35 that must be received before your registration is confirmed. Continental breakfast and lunch are included in the registration fee for students. Each adult attending registration with a student will need to pay $7.00 to eat lunch in the cafeteria. If you are planning to pay the New Student Orientation fee by credit card, please call our KSU Cashiers Office at (502) 597-6250 or send a check, money order or cashier’s check. Please include the following information: student name, student ID number and orientation date.

Make checks or money orders payable to Kentucky State University New Student Orientation and mail to:

Kentucky State University
New Student Orientation
ASB Suite 241
400 East Main Street
Frankfort, KY 40601

New Student Orientation Registration