Colton L., Class of 2020, Military Veteran

Student Roadmap

Colton L. Class of 2020, Military Veteran

Some students coming to National University have been out of the classroom for many years. For others it may be the first time in a college classroom. Here is some basic information that can be used to help all students feel more comfortable upon returning to school.


  • As a National University student, no special parking permit is needed.
  • Park only in authorized parking spots.
  • Arrive early enough to allow time to find a space and arrive to class by 5:30pm.

Come to class prepared:

  • This includes paper, books, writing tools, etc.
  • Textbooks should be ordered prior to the first night of class. For more information on ordering books you access the online bookstore.
  • Supplies are not sold on campus.

In the Classroom:

  • Professors cannot accept payment for class.
  • Be prepared to introduce yourself to the class.
  • Course Syllabus can be obtained on the University website.
  • Obtain contact information from your professor on the first night of class.
  • Exchange contact information with other students in the event of a missed a class.


  • Scheduled 30 minute dinner breaks each night of class.
  • Some campuses offer truck-catering services.
  • Vending machines are available.
  • For those interested in bringing meals, some campuses have microwaves available.
  • No refrigerators are available.