Various UT Orientation programs are presented depending on whether you are admitted to the fall semester, spring semester or summer school. See the descriptions below to find the orientation program you should attend.
January 13, 2020
Spring Orientation is required for students admitted to the spring semester. Registration for Spring Orientation opens on Nov. 6, 2019 and closes on Jan. 6, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. Spring Orientation is followed by Spring Welcome Week. Spring Welcome Week is a series of events and programs to welcome you to UT Austin and help you transition to your new home.
On-campus housing is not provided during Spring Orientation. If you have questions or need more information, contact University Housing and Dining.
TBD June/July 2020
Freshman Orientation is required for students admitted to the fall semester. For Freshman Orientation, different sessions are offered depending on your college or school. Find your college/school below to see which orientation sessions you can attend. If you cannot attend a June/July session, an August session is offered before classes begin. You only need to attend one orientation session (either a June/July or an August session).
Space is limited, so register early as sessions are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. You will need to go to the registration page to see which sessions still have space available.
|College or School||Orientation Dates|
|School of Architecture||TBD 2020|
|McCombs School of Business||TBD 2020|
|Moody College of Communication||TBD 2020|
|College of Education||TBD 2020|
|Cockrell School of Engineering||TBD 2020|
|College of Fine Arts||TBD 2020|
|Jackson School of Geosciences||TBD 2020|
|College of Liberal Arts||TBD 2020|
|PACE Students||TBD 2020|
|College of Natural Sciences||TBD 2020|
|School of Nursing||TBD 2020|
|Steve Hicks School of Social Work||TBD 2020|
|School of Undergraduate Studies||TBD 2020|
Summer School Orientation
Summer School Orientation is for students admitted to a summer session. Summer School Orientation is comprised of two required components. One component will be online and the other component is in-person on campus. The online components should be completed prior to the in-person event and instructions will be sent prior to the session date.
On-campus housing is not provided during Summer School Orientation. If you have a confirmed housing contract, you may be able to arrange for early check-in to a residence hall. For more information, contact University Housing and Dining.
TBD August 2020
August Orientation is for students admitted to the fall semester who were unable to attend a June/July orientation session. All colleges participate in the August Orientation.
On-campus housing is not provided during August Orientation. If you have a confirmed housing contract, you can arrange for early check-in. For more information, contact University Housing and Dining.