Welcome to Orientation & Express Enrollment

College students attending lecture and presentation in a classroomWe are delighted that you have chosen to pursue your academic career with CSN!  Orientation & Express Enrollment are designed to help you uncover answers to your questions, introduce you to resources and services, connect with other new students,  and receive academic advising.  Our program is designed to help you make a successful transition to CSN and college life. 

Orientation Learning Outcomes:

  • Develop a sense of community within CSN
  • Enhance knowledge on career paths, degrees and student success
  • Cultivate an awareness and exposure to CSN Campus Resources
  • Interact with CSN Faculty/Staff/Students
  • Inspire intellectual progress

Participating in orientation is an important step for all new students and is mandatory for all incoming recent high school graduates. Orientation is a three-part process. 

Part 1 - Complete the CSN Online Orientation.  The online orientation covers information and resources you need to start your education strong at CSN.  Once you have been officially admitted to CSN and have received your student ID number and password, you will be able to access the Online Orientation located in the home page of your MyCSN Account.

Part 2 - Submit ACT/SAT or Advanced Placement (AP) scores OR take the CSN English and Math Placement Tests. Scores must be less than two years old from date you enroll in classes.  CSN Testing Center accepts scores in the following forms:  An original mailed (SAT/ACT form, OR a sealed High School Transcript with scores on them, OR a High School Transcript Faxed directly from the High School to the Testing Center.  Visit the Testing Center for more information on taking the placement tests. 


Monday - Thursday 8:00am to 7:30pm (Last test at 6:00pm)

Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm (Last test at 3:30pm)

CHARLESTON CAMPUS - 6375 W. Charleston Blvd.
Bldg. D - Lobby, Las Vegas, Nevada 89146
(702) 651-5670 Fax (702) 651-7903 

HENDERSON CAMPUS - 700 College Dr.
Bldg. B - Room 120, Henderson, Nevada 89002
(702) 651-3165 Fax (702)-651-3054

NORTH LAS VEGAS CAMPUS - 3200 East Cheyenne Ave.
Bldg. E - Room 122, North Las Vegas, Nevada 89030
(702) 651-4049 Fax (702)651-4330 

Part 3 - Attend Express Enrollment. Express Enrollment is your chance to meet with advising staff, learn about campus resources, and speak about academic programs with faculty and staff.  Once you have completed the online orientation, completed Math and English placement tests or submitted ACT/SAT scores that are no more than 2 years old, you will be able to schedule to attend an Orientation/Express Enrollment event.  NOTE: Placement Testing is offered at a limited number of Express Enrollment events.

NOTE: Students interested in pursuing a CSN limited entry health science program are required to attend a second, separate orientation through the Ralph & Betty Engelstad School of Health Sciences. Check the Health Programs Orientation schedule for more information or take advantage of the online option for students interested in health majors.