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COVID 19

Amidst the changing dynamics of COVID-19 (coronavirus), the safety of our students, prospective students, faculty, staff and visitors remains our number one priority. Beginning Wednesday, August 4th, NKU requires masks indoors on campus for all persons, vaccinated and unvaccinated. We will let you know about any updates to our Northern Exposure: Orientation and Vistorfest schedules as soon as possible. 

Please visit the Office of Admissions COVID-19 website for up-to-date information. 

New Student Orientation

You've worked hard to get here, and you should be proud! We are here to help you figure out your next steps and keep moving forward. We can't wait to meet you!
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Welcome to Norse Nation!

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Parent & Family Programs

Families who are knowledgeable about campus resources and involved in their student's education are a key factor in helping students to succeed in college. As a family member of an NKU student, it is important for you to get involved and stay informed in order to best support your student's education, as well as their transition to adulthood. We offer multiple ways for you to help your student succeed. You can find out more here.

Federal legislation requires institutions of higher education to inform prospective members of our community about its most recent crime/incident statistics; crime prevention; security programs and activities; policies concerning the reporting of crime; and related information in accordance with the Campus Security Act, commonly referred to as the Clery Act. Upon request, you can obtain a paper copy of the university’s Annual Campus Security Reports by contacting the NKU Police Department, 419 Old Johns Hill Road, Highland Heights, KY 41099 or calling 859-572-5746. This information is also available on the NKU Police Department’s website at http://police.nku.edu/JeanneCleryAct/securityreports.html