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We are pleased to inform you that you have been selected to participate in the NKU R.O.C.K.S. transition program! By choosing to participate in the program you will be able to explore personal and institutional expectations of college, increase your potential for success at NKU, and build a FAMILY of peers/mentors/staff and faculty that will assist you in reaching your goals! NKU R.O.C.K.S. Program is a yearlong commitment commencing with the Summer Transition Experience Friday
August 13th Aug 18th, 2021 (tentatively)

Things to Remember:

  • Program Check-in & Housing Move In @ Norse Commons. Aug, 13th 2021  (scholars will need to sign-up for a time). Rocks Scholars will be moving into their fall housing assignments at this time. Students should bring the items they will need for the Fall Semester. 

  • The ROCKS Program ends Aug 18th, but Aug 20th- Aug 21st Students will be participating in the (Mandatory) 2 day Northern Exposure Orientation for First Year Students. Click here for more info.

  • Every Friday (July 9th  – Aug 6th) Accepted R.O.C.K.S. Scholars will receive a newsletter detailing information about the program. The newsletter will be sent to their NKU email address.

  • If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact us via: Email:,  Walk-ins: NKU Student Union, and Phone 859-572-5214.