Department COVID-19 Updates:
Welcome to campus NCTA Aggies!!!

NCTA New Student Orientation is held the week before classes begin each fall semester. 

 NCTA Freshman Orientation Agenda

Saturday, August 20, 2022

8:00-5:00 PM- Move in (Check in at Ed Center)- Check your email to see what session you are. 8:00 AM- 12:00 PM- Session 1 1:00-5:00 PM- Session 2

11:00 AM-4:00 PM- Chandie’s Castle Open; Meals on your own.

1:00-3:00 PM- ITS move-in help- Ag Hall 3

5:00-7:00 PM- Dean’s Welcome and Dinner in Cafeteria

7:00-9:00 PM- Campus Night Tour/Scavenger Hunt

Sunday, August 21, 2022

10:00 AM- Cowboy Church in the LTC (other church services listed on separate page)

10:30-1:00 PM- Brunch- (Take your NU ID) Cafeteria

12:00-5:00 PM- Returning Students Move-In (Check-in at Residence Hall)

1:00 PM: Class Picture in front of Ag Hall (Wear your orientation t-shirts)

1:30-2:30: Orientation (Meet in the Ed Center Auditorium)

Welcome Introductions Facebook Pages Title IX/Compliance Aggie Dining Sherriff’s Office

2:30-3:30- Guest Speaker – Jo Bek, Animal Science professor emeritus

3:30-3:45- Kevin Martin, ADA-504 Coordinator

4:00-5:15- Division Hours

Agronomy/Diversified/Ag Equipment: Ed Center 131 Livestock/Equine/Ag Education: Livestock Teaching Center 110 Agribusiness Management Systems: Ag Hall Room 35 C Veterinary Technology: Vet Tech Room 129

5:00-7:00 PM- Community Picnic in the Barn (Student Union)

8:30 PM: Residence Hall Meeting (Ed Center Auditorium) NCTA Freshman Orientation Agenda

Week 1 activities:


3:00-5:00- Ice Cream Social and Root Beer Float at LTC-Everyone Welcome! 5:00 PM- Ranch Horse Team Meeting - LTC 6:00 PM- Shotgun Sports Team Meeting -Shooting Range 5:45-6:50-Giant Ball Soccer- LTC EVERYONE Welcome! 7:00 PM- Rodeo Team Meeting- LTC


6:00 PM Stock Dog – Informational meeting – Vet Tech 7:00 PM Flowerpot Painting- Hosted by the Horticulture Club- NCTA Greenhouse


4:30 PM Women in Ag Meet and Greet. Everyone invited! - LTC 110

Thursday – Dance 9:00 PM- Sponsored by Student Services/Residence Life

Upcoming Student Events: You can find updated student events on the NCTA calendar ( or on the kiosks around campus.

August 22- 9:00-12:00 PM- Dance- The Student Union/The Barn

August 30- 7:00 PM- Canvas Painting Event - The Student Union/The Barn

September 20- 7:00 PM The Hook Up Presentation- EDC Auditorium

Please make sure you have completed the following:

☐  Visit TrueYou (Check your email for your NUID and a temporary password).  You will need your NUID number and the Password, created during the application process, moving forward.  Please commit these to memory.

☐  Log-in to your MyNCTA account:  Here you are able to view, edit and update: Admissions Status, Enrollment, Student Accounts, Financial Aid, Pay Bills, Complete To Do’s, Update Personal Data, Apply for Housing, and View Your Academic Progress.

☐  Complete and submit all required admissions forms:  Once these forms have been received and processed, NCTA will remove the notification from your MyNCTA admissions checklist.

☐  Housing: complete and submit your request online at  Pay your deposit by phone: 308-367-5247 or by mail: NCTA Housing, 404 E 7th Street, Curtis Nebraska, 69025.  Submitting these forms and deposit will help secure your selections for housing.

☐  Complete and submit your NCard application:  Your NCard will allow you to access the dining hall and, when money is on your account, purchase products in the book store.

☐  Stay up to date on school announcements and alerts by submitting your information for SwiftK12 and downloading the DRMessenger app.

☐  Are you planning to bring a personal computer, laptop, phone or other device to college?  If so, you can visit to set up your: husker email, download programs, purchase devices, or simply learn more about our operating systems.

Admissions Forms:   To download the forms visit:
☐        Pre-Enrollment Health Requirement Form
☐        Immunization Record
☐        Safety and Pregnancy Policy
☐        Permission to Release Information Form
☐        Liability Waiver (only for students under the age of 18)
☐        Vehicle Registration


Additional Items to Complete

The links below are additional resources that may help make your transition to NCTA smoother:

Additional Links:
☐        Required Forms:
☐        Connecting to WiFi using Eduroam:
☐        Horse Boarding:
        2022-23 Academic Calendar: 
☐        Pay My Bill:
☐        Academic Resources:
☐        Canvas:
☐        Campus Map:
☐        Faculty and Staff Directory:

We look forward to seeing you on campus!