Event description
Welcome to Nazarbayev University!
During the Orientation week you will become familiar with all the resources and procedures that are essential for your future success during your studies. Participation in the Orientation and signing the contract is a mandatory requirement to be enrolled to the University.
Follow the program, don’t miss sessions and constantly check your emails to stay tuned!

Welcome speech from the president of Nazarbayev University - Mr. Shigeo Katsu.
Orientation week dates:
All the details you can find in the Program
Orientation week starts from contract signing, which is a mandatory for all the enrolling students. Terms for provision of educational services are available here. Signing will be held online through the IDOCS.KZ portal. The portal requires Electronic Digital Signature (ЭЦП).
Orientation week dates:
All the details you can find in the Program
Orientation week dates:
August 4-5 - Dormitory check-in for new students and contract signing.
August 6 - Parents Day
August 7 - Start of Orientation for New Students
August 14 - End of Orientation for New Students
August 15 - First day of classes

All the details you can find in the Program

Reasons to participate
During this event you will:
Meet our students, alumni, faculty
and staff members
Meet your future peers
Obtain all the information on resources and procedures
Learn how to register to the courses online
Learn how to use moodle platform
Learn how to use library resources
Please choose the School you are enrolled in and the program will open. Also you can find the program in the nametags which will be provided during the Orientation week.
Undergraduate Programs by Schools
NU School of Engineering and Digital Sciences 
NU School of Mining and Geosciences
NU School of Medicine
Graduate Programs by Schools
Pre-orientation materials
Before the event we expect you to watch all the pre-orientation materials.
Dear Parents,

Welcome to Nazarbayev University and Orientation Week! Orientation Week is a period for introduction to the Nazarbayev University’s academic life. It will help the new students to become familiar with resources and processes that are essential for their success during student life.

During the meeting you will meet NU leadership, staff and faculty members. Follow the schedule, don’t miss sessions and constantly check your emails to stay tuned!
Also you can download the handbook here on all the services with contact information.
Useful materials
Here we have compiled the most useful links for your convenience
  • Student Handbook
    2022-2023 Academic Year
  • Undergraduate Academic Handbook
    2022-2023 Academic Year
  • Housing
    – Please, read the information below if you are interested in campus accommodation options. 
  • Writing Center
    – Platform for students, which helps you to be a better writer, speaker and communicator.
  • Corporate PCs
    – all domain computers of the University;
    – is a University electronic course management system (virtual learning environment). LMS Moodle is utilized by students and faculty in order to perform such tasks as an exchange of files, audio and video data, messaging, chat activities, forums, online quizzes, etc.
    – is an automated information system designed to automate the academic and internal processes of the University in terms of coordination, studying in the disciplines taught, registering all of their and academic disciplines throughout the training period.
     – provides access to the Nazarbayev University Library’s digital resources and services;
     – student portal, where students can pay the bills, request all the services;
     – student portal, where students can pay the bills, request all the services;
  • FreshService
    You can contact the IT Help Desk through the FreshService user portal. You may also call IT Helpdesk landline: +7 7172 706200  
  • Campus
    We strive to build a thriving community where you can live, study, develop new ideas, grow personally and professionally, and enjoy life!
  • Eateries
    There are numerous inexpensive cafés, and canteens available on campus for different tastes.
  • Infrastructure
    Learn more about the campus and its infrastructure
International Students
Dear International Student,

Welcome to Kazakhstan, Nazarbayev University, and Orientation Week!

Arriving in a new country can result in both practical and personal issues. Especially arriving in a non-common destination for study purposes such as Kazakhstan. But you do not have to worry!
Once you have arrived, your perspective will totally change! You will learn to love this multinational country with diverse society, you will fall in love with the people and the hospitality, make life-lasting friendships, explore the beautiful landscapes, and learn about the rich history and millennial traditions of Kazakhstan!
Here-below you can find the list of the Departments, Offices, Schools you will meet during the Orientation Week:
  • Department of Student Services
    Instagram: @dss_nu
  • Nazarbayev University Library
    phone: +7 (7172) 70-62-55
  • Academic Advising Office
    Instagram: @nu_aao 
    Telegram: @nu_aao
  • Admissions Department
  • Office of the Registrar
  • Bursar’s Office
    phone: +7 (7172) 70 66 20, 70 60 32, 70 91 99, 70 60 86, 70 90 27
  • Career and Advising Center
    phone: +7(7172) 70 58 98
    Instagram: @nu_cac
  • Office of International Students and Scholars Services
  • University Healthcare Department
  • Office of Enrollment Management 
  • Health and Wellness Center
    Instagram: @nu_hwc
    Youtube: NU Counseling
    For more detailed information you can
    use: portal-Counseling center

  • Department of Marketing and Media Outreach
    Instagram: @nuedukz
    Facebook: @nuedukz
    VK: Nazarbayev University
    LinkedIn: Nazarbayev University
    YouTube: Nazarbayev University Official
    Twitter: @NUedukz
  • Strategic Planning and Experience Sharing Department
  • Athletic Center
  • Campus Security Services
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