Orientation Programs and Dates

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.

 

Transfer Orientation

Transfer Orientation is for students admitted to the fall semester. For Transfer 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 will be offered before classes begin (Aug. 21-22, 2018).

Registration opens March 7, 2018. Register no later than 11:59 p.m. (CT) on your session’s registration deadline. 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.

  • For the June 28-29 session, registration deadline June 19
  • For the July 12-13 session, registration deadline July 2
  • For the July 19-20 session, registration deadline July 10
College or School Orientation Dates
School of Architecture July 12-13
McCombs School of Business June 28-29, July 12-13
Moody College of Communication June 28-29, July 12-13, July 19-20
College of Education July 19-20
Cockrell School of Engineering June 28-29, July 12-13
College of Fine Arts July 19-20
Jackson School of Geosciences July 19-20
College of Liberal Arts June 28-29, July 12-13, July 19-20
College of Natural Sciences June 28-29, July 12-13
School of Nursing July 19-20
School of Social Work July 19-20

 

August Orientation

Aug. 21-22, 2018

August Orientation is for students admitted to the fall semester who were unable to attend a June/July orientation session. Registration opens July 26, 2018 and closes Aug. 13, 2018. You will register for classes on Aug. 24. 

On-campus housing is not provided during August 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 the University Housing and Dining.

 

Spring Orientation

TBD 2019

Spring Orientation is for students admitted to the spring semester. 

Spring Orientation is followed by Transition Week. Transition 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 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.

 

Summer School Orientation

TBD 2019

Summer School Orientation is for students admitted to a summer session. 

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.