Freshman Orientation Dates

If you plan to enroll starting in UTA’s spring or summer term, you will receive a one-day orientation. If you are starting at UTA in the fall semester, you will enjoy a two-day orientation with an...

Fall Freshman Orientation

Freshmen entering UTA in the fall semester will enjoy a two-day orientation experience. This session will review great information about your new university, help you connect with other students, and get you ready to start classes in the fall! You have the choice of attending that session virtually or in-person on our campus. The face-to-face orientation is highly encouraged, but please select the date that best fits your schedule and comfort level.

All on-campus orientations prior to August 9 will include a REQUIRED overnight stay in Vandergriff Hall.

If you are in the UT Austin Coordinated Admission Program (UT CAP), you must attend an orientation prior to July 1.

If you are in the Freshman Nursing Scholars program, you may select from one of four orientation sessions highlighted with an asterisk (*) below.

  • April 29 (Virtual - This one-day session includes free registration to Maventure Camp)
  • May 19-20 (Virtual)
  • June 1-2 (On-campus)
  • June 7-8 (On-campus)
  • June 9-10 (On-campus)*
  • June 14-15 (Virtual)
  • June 16-17 (On-campus)
  • June 21-22 (On-campus)*
  • June 28-29 (Virtual)
  • July 12-13 (On-campus)
  • July 14-15 (Virtual)*
  • July 19-20 (On-campus)
  • July 26-27 (On-campus)*
  • August 2-3 (On-campus)
  • August 17-18 (On-campus)

* Students accepted to the Freshman Nursing Scholars program should attend one of these sessions.


Summer School Freshman Orientation

Many freshmen get a head start on their college experience through summer coursework. You will attend a two-day session, and you have the choice of attending that session virtually or in-person on our campus. Be aware that there are two summer terms, so be sure to select a session that occurs before your summer term begins.All on-campus orientations prior to August 9 will include a REQUIRED overnight stay in Vandergriff Hall.

If you are in the UTA Summer Bridge program, you may select from one of two orientation sessions highlighted with an asterisk (*) below.
If you are in the UT Austin Coordinated Admission Program (UT CAP), you must attend an orientation prior to July 1. 

For students starting during Summer Session I (June 7)

  • April 29 (Virtual - This session includes free registration to Maventure Camp)
  • May 19-20 (Virtual)*
  • June 1-2 (On campus)*

* Summer Bridge students should attend one of these two sessions

For students starting during Summer Session II (July 13)

  • June 7-8 (On campus)
  • June 9-10 (On campus)
  • June 14-15 (Virtual)
  • June 16-17 (On campus)
  • June 21-22 (On campus)
  • June 28-29 (Virtual)


SPRING FRESHMAN ORIENTATION

This one-day virtual session will fly by, and when you are done, you should have a spring semester schedule of classes, a great introduction to your new school, and several new friends! Be sure to have your parents and family join you, too!

*Registration for Spring 2022 will open in mid-October.


Register for Orientation

Once you know which session option and date is the best for you, get registered for orientation.

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