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Registrar's Office
Peggy Hallstrom, Registrar
Dacotah Hall 103
1200 S. Jay St.
Aberdeen, S.D. 57401
Phone: 605-626-2012
Fax: 605-626-2587

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Freshman Registration

Freshman Registration

On freshman registration days, Northern will guide students and parents during separate two-hour sessions, which will include hands-on computer time and advising.  


2014 Freshman Registration Dates
April 24 WolfPACT scholarship recipients only:
8 a.m., 10 a.m., 1 p.m. or 3 p.m.
1 p.m. session filled (4/17/14)
April 25 WolfPACT scholarship recipients only:
8 a.m., 10 a.m., 1 p.m. or 3 p.m.
April 26 – 8 a.m. or 10 a.m.
10 a.m. session filled (4/8/14)
June 13 – 8 a.m. or 10 a.m.
10 a.m. session filled (5/13/14)
June 23 – 8 a.m. or 10 a.m.


Fast Track Registration
With FASTtrack, you may be able to register before all other freshmen, or as soon as you're accepted. You'll have the best chance of getting the courses you want, at the times you want. Click HERE or contact the Admissions Office to see if you qualify.



Accepted Freshmen

 Call 605-626-2012 or 1-800-NSU-5330, or e-mail Stephanie Hawkinson to reserve your preferred registration date at least 3 days in advance of your preferred date. Space is limited, so reserve early.


If you are unable to attend one of the scheduled Freshman Registration days, please schedule an individual appointment to register; contact Alyssa Thyen in the Admissions Office at 605-626-2544 or 800-678-5330.  


Placement Tests

Please schedule placement tests before your registration session.


 Northern offers tests for:


  • Students who wish to challenge placement into remedial courses in math, English, and/or reading
  • High math ACT scorers (25 +) who wish to take trig or calculus
  • Students who plan a science major








    • Learning Communities


    • General Education Grid


    • WebAdvisor Account Retrieval


    • WebAdvisor Training Videos


  • Students who wish to take Spanish


To learn how to schedule and for details, see "Do I need to test?" under Resources at upper right.