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|Negros Oriental State University|
|Pamantasan ng Silangang Negros|
|Motto||Culture of Service and Excellence|
|President||Don Vicente Real, Ed. D (2nd University President)|
|Undergraduates||16,886 (as of June, 2009)|
|Location||Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, Philippines|
|Campus||Main Campus I & II
Mabinay Institute of Technology
Bais Campus I & II
Bayawan-Sta. Catalina Campus
|Former names||Negros Oriental Trade School
East Visayan School of Arts and Trades
Central Visayas Polytechnic College
|Colors||Blue and white|
Negros Oriental State University is the only state university in Negros Oriental. With 7 major satellite campuses, NORSU stands the main campus as its flagship campus having the largest number of academic programs and student organizations. Formerly Central Visayas Polytechnic College, its transformation to a state university roots to provide quality education to poor deserving students from Visayas and Mindanao. The main campus I is located at Kagawasan Ave., Dumaguete City, beside the provincial capitol building of Negros Oriental.
The university adopted a bi-semestral system wherein students enroll twice each year. The first semester enrollment starts as early as 2nd week of May and ends early June, when classes begin as well. Classes for the first semester normally ends on the 3rd quarter of October.
Enrollment for the second semester starts late October and ends first week of November. The semester ends on the last quarter of March although normally Honors' Day and commencement dates fall on the 3rd week of March.
The university has an average of 15,000 students per semester coming from all over the province, some as far as Luzon and Mindanao. As of the 2nd semester of SY 2012-2013 the population is more or less 11,000 students in the main campuses.
The student government of Negros Oriental State University, named Negros Oriental State University - Federation of Student Governments (NORSU-FSG), is composed of all the student governments of all NORSU system.
The NORSUnian is the official Weekly student publication of Negros Oriental State University system. The NORSUnian is one of the three (3) acclaimed student publications in the Philippines which comes out weekly together with The Philippine Collegian of the University of the Philippines in Metro Manila, and The Weekly Sillimanian of Silliman University of Dumaguete City.
PYLON is the Official Yearbook of Negros Oriental State University System. Pylon consist of four (4) Departments: Creative Design & Photography Department, Creative Writing Department, Information, Equipment and Record Management Department and Multimedia & Information System Department.
Negros Oriental State University—ROTC is the only program offering the Air Force-ROTC, Naval-ROTC and Army-ROTC in the Philippines.
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