New Patriot Orientation

You are invited to attend Dallas Baptist University's New Patriot Orientation (NPO) for incoming traditional undergraduate students. At DBU, we want to make orientation go as smoothly as possible for our new first-year and transfer students.

Register for New Patriot Orientation

Register for NPO by selecting one of the sessions below for Fall 2024 students:

  • Session 1: May 30-31 - Session is COMPLETE.
  • Session 2: June 3-4 - Session is COMPLETE.
  • Session 3: June 6-7 - Session is COMPLETE.
  • Session 4: June 10-11 - Session is COMPLETE.
  • Session 5: June 13-14 - Session is COMPLETE.
  • Session 6: July 8-9 - Session is OPEN.
  • Session 7: July 11-12 - Session is OPEN.

Important Notes

Confirming Your Enrollment

You must confirm your enrollment before you will be able to register for NPO. 

Electronic Math Advising Tool (eMAT) Requirement

It is recommended that students take the Electronic Math Advising Tool (eMAT) before attending New Patriot Orientation. Completion of the eMAT is required before a student will be allowed to register for any math class at DBU. The eMAT is a tool that is used to place students in the appropriate math course during advising, and it is offered online for your convenience at

For Music and Music Business Majors

Mandatory Requirement: All students majoring in Music or Music Business are required to complete an audition.

This audition allows the student to be considered for Music Department admission, scholarship and placements (for Keyboard, Theory and Ensemble courses). Music Auditions must be completed prior to students being advised and/or registering for classes. Students may register for an audition at For additional questions contact or (214) 333-5390.