Welcome to NSO-Central!


 All incoming new students, over 100 upper year students, UPEI Faculty & Staff


An amazing weekend filled with events to welcome the newly incoming UPEI students to our Panther community! The events that are planned for the week are ones that focus on both the academic aspect of UPEI, but also on coming to know and love the social aspect of our fantastic university. NSO is said to be the most spirited days on the UPEI campus, with events to bring all different kinds of students together and build friendships with not only first years but upper year students as well.


The 2017 UPEI New Student Orientation will begin September 2nd, 2017


Saturday, September 2nd – Welcome Day & Kick Off (Day begins at 9am)
Sunday, September 3rd – (Day begins at 2pm)
Monday, September 4th – (Day begins at 2pm)
Tuesday, September 5th – (Day begins at 2pm)
Wednesday, September 6th – First Day of Classes
Thursday, September 7th – Night Games (9pm-11pm) – CANCELLED due to weather conditions
Friday, September 8th – Movie Night (7:30pm)
Saturday, September 9th – Panthers for Change & Closing Ceremonies (Day begins at 8:30am)

Residence Move in Date – Saturday September 2nd
Any questions or concerns regarding UPEI Residence please contact residence@upei.ca or (902) 566-0330


UPEI Campus & Charlottetown Area


  • Gives you the opportunity to get to know campus before classes begin
  • Great way to meet your classmates and professors
  • Learn the services & resources you need to know to be successful at UPEI
  • Discover social and fitness opportunities on campus
  • Meet and learn from upper year students
  • Meet individuals from outside the province, within it and from around the world
  • Create memories that will last your entire UPEI career