Upcoming Dates

Application Deadlines
In order to be cleared to attend the following New Staff Orientation events, staff applications must be completed and submitted, with all the references completed, by the following dates:

  • Winter NSO (and IBS): October 15
  • Spring NSO: February 1
  • Summer NSO (and IBS): April 1 (March 1 for International Assignments)
  • Fall NSO: May 15 (May 1 for for International Assignments)


Fall 2020: New Staff Orientation (NSO)

Location: Virtual (Due to the Coronavirus situation)
NSO Dates: September 11-19, 2020

[NOTE: The Transitions Conference for Returning International Interns (set for in-person September 8-10) has been canceled.]

Application Deadline: May 15, 2020
Registration Deadline: July 20, 2020

  • Friday, September 11: NSO Sessions Begin
  • September 14-19: MPD Training
  • Saturday, September 19: Commissioning


Winter 2021: New Staff Orientation (Only)
Note: Due to the Coronavirus situation, we will be meeting virtually.
Dates: January 29-February 6, 2021

Application Deadline: October 15, 2020
Registration Deadline: December 7, 2020

January 29 – February 6: New Staff Orientation (NSO)

  • Friday, January 29: NSO Sessions Begin
  • February 1-6: MPD Training
  • Saturday, February 6: Commissioning

Campus Ministry New Staff Orientation Participants: Ministry Day/First Session for CAMPUS NSO Participants on Thursday, January 28 (2-5pm ET)