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Your Panther Experience Starts Here

Congratulations on being admitted to Morton College (MC)! Your online New Student Orientation(NSO) experience will provide you with opportunities to build community virtually, help you learn about being a student at MC, an guide you through your advising and registration process. 

Whether this is your first year in college or you are transferring to MC, we want you to learn about MC and get ready for your classes. All components of online NSO are required for all new students. 

What to Expect at NSO

Although we won't be meeting in person, your New Student Orientation(NSO) experience is a whirlwind of excitement, nerves, and learning a lot of information. We understand that you may forget a few things, want to revisit some new concepts, and have questions along the way. 

 The New Student Orientation team, academic advisors, and partners from across the campus are here to guide you through this process. Follow simple steps to complete your online NSO program. 

NSO PART 1 ONLINE COMPLETION STILL MANDATORY- Please log into your Panther Portal.

NSO PART 2 EVENT - Goody Bag Pick-up & Virtual Session

Please email  if you need to schedule a different pick-up time.

We will record our virtual session and post it here.

New Student Orientation

Next Steps

  1. Complete FAFSA or RISE Act/Alternative Application to Receive financial assistance. MC Code: 001728. Meet with Financial Aid Office Call 708-656-8000, Ext. 2428, stop in room 232B or Email: If you do not qualify for FAFSA, learn how to sign-up for the Payment Plan. Submit official high school and or college transcripts to Admissions Office. To receive further Admission assistance contact 708.656.8000, Ext. 2346.
  2. Meet with your Academic Advisort to discuss your goals, placement test, and final class registration. To schedule an appointment call 708.656.8000, Ext. 2250. For further assistance contact
  3. NSO Part I: Go to your Panther Portal and login to begin the online New Student Orientation (NSO) Part 1. If you need assistance accessing your login information call 708.656.8000, Ext. 2444 or email Allow 1 hour. For further assistance contact
  4. NSO Part II: Reserve your seat for the virtual New Student Orientation (NSO) Part II on Thursday, January 7th. Call 708.656.8000, Ext.2250 or email

NSO Resources Shared During Virtual Session