Northwestern State University is committed to providing students with a unique, challenging, and supportive academic environment. This commitment begins with the First Year Experience and connects students with the people, programs, and resources necessary to provide a strong foundation for academic success and personal growth.  We invite you to learn more about our first year programs and encourage you to be an involved, engaged, and active participant in your NSU experience.

Events, Programs & Organizations

  • Freshman Connection
  • Demon Days 2016
  • New Student Convocation
  • The Inferno
  • President’s Leadership Program
    • Emerging Leaders Day 2016
  • NSU Family Day
  • First Year Success Series
  • Alpha Lambda Delta First Year Honor Society
  • [1 of 7] Have Fun. Give Back.
  • Demon Volunteers

Contact Us

Office of First Year Experience & Leadership Development
175 Sam Sibley Drive
Student Services Center, Suite 138
Natchitoches, LA 71497
Phone: 318.357.5559
FAX: 318.357.4666
 johnsonj@nsula.edu