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New Student Virtual Orientation 2023


Welcome to Operation Hornet Nation: New Student Virtual Orientation!

Operation Hornet Nation is an information-packed, half-day (8 a.m. until noon) orientation program designed to acquaint new students and their family with Alabama State University and assist you with making a smooth transition to college life.

Summer School Session - Virtual Orientation:

Wednesday, May 24, 2023 

*Please continue to check this website and your email for updates concerning our New Student Virtual Orientation experience, given our current local, regional and national response to COVID-19. 



Our Virtual Orientation at ASU is MANDATORY. It allows you and your parents to:

  • Engage with university leaders and faculty and learn about classroom expectations.

  • Receive information about your course schedule.

  • Learn about student services and "life outside the classroom."

  • Meet members of our Student Government Association (SGA), Miss ASU, Student Orientation Services (SOS) Team and other ASU upperclassmen.

  • Become an official member of Hornet Nation!

Registration Information**


The registration cost for New Student Virtual Orientation is:

  • $100 for ASU Students

*PLEASE NOTE:  ALL fees are non-refundable and there is NO on-site registration.


Operation Hornet Nation: New Student Orientation is reserved for students who have been officially accepted into Alabama State University. This means that you have an Alabama State University student identification number and an official date of acceptance. If you have not been fully admitted, then you will need to contact the Office of Admissions and Recruitment at 334-229-4291. 


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