wolf pack welcome: The Pack is BACK!

Wolf Pack Welcome is designed to help new students feel at home at Northern. We've designed a comprehensive schedule of activities to forge your new connection to campus, other students and the community.

Wolf Pack Welcome is the best way to get your introduction to NSU off to a howling good start. Come together with the campus and Aberdeen community for a week of true fun and learning. There will be plenty to do and a few surprises, too!


All Wolf Packs have a leader.

You’ll meet your student leaders who are eager to help you get the most out of your Wolf Pack Welcome experience.  They’ll show you the ropes, answer your questions and hook you into what’s happening at NSU.


Join us at Wolf Pack Welcome and begin your journey at NSU. GO WOLVES!

Wolf Pack Welcome Schedule

Welcome to Northern!


Wolf Pack Welcome FAQs

What is Wolf Pack Welcome?

Wolf Pack Welcome helps you make the transition to college life. During this multi-day experience, you'll become acclimated to living in a residence hall, meet new friends and connect with Northern and its programs and services. Wolf Pack Welcome is your opportunity to ask questions and explore everything Northern has to offer.


Where and when can I purchase textbooks and supplies?

Visit the Wolf Shoppe for everything you need to be part of the pack! Textbooks are NOT for sale at the campus store, but you can order books and other course materials online using the Student Information link under “Course Materials” at Wolfe Shoppe. Details are available at NSU Online Bookstore FAQs. The Wolf Shoppe carries a wide assortment of NSU clothing and giftware, in addition to office supplies, art supplies, and snacks.


Where do I ask about living in a residence hall, renting a loft for my bed, my roommate, or what to bring?

Check the Residence Life page; contact the Office of Residence Life in Student Center 222 at 605-626-3007; or email residencelife@northern.edu


Where can I get information on financial aid or scholarships?

Visit Financial Aid on myNSU or contact the Financial Aid Office in Dacotah Hall 103 at 605-626-2640.


Where do I check for current tuition and fees?

Access Self-Service Banner to see your bill. For information or assistance, visit the Finance Office page on myNSU or contact the Finance Office in the Krikac Administration Building 202A at 605-626-2566.


How do I sign in to Northern email, D2L or Self-Service Banner?

Contact Technology Support in Mewaldt-Jensen 303 at 605-626-2283 or help@northern.edu.