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.
Jan. 14, 2019
Spring Orientation is for students admitted to the spring semester. Spring Orientation is required for students admitted to the spring semester. Registration opens on Nov. 1, 2018, and closes on Jan. 7, 2019.
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.
Housing Information - On-campus housing is not provided during Spring Orientation.
Students with confirmed housing contracts:
If you have a confirmed housing contract, you will check-in at the San Jacinto Residence Hall front desk on Jan.13, 2019 from noon to 4 p.m.
If you have questions or need more information, contact University Housing and Dining.
Summer School Orientation
June 3, 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.
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.
Registration opens on March 6, 2019. 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.
|College or School||Orientation Dates|
|School of Architecture||July 11-12|
|McCombs School of Business||July 11-12, July 18-19|
|Moody College of Communication||June 27-28, July 11-12, July 18-19|
|College of Education||June 27-28|
|Cockrell School of Engineering||July 11-12, July 18-19|
|College of Fine Arts||June 27-28|
|Jackson School of Geosciences||July 18-19|
|College of Liberal Arts||June 27-28, July 11-12, July 18-19|
|College of Natural Sciences||June 27-28, July 11-12|
|School of Nursing||July 18-19|
|School of Social Work||July 18-19|
Aug. 20-21, 2019
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 may be able to arrange for early check-in to a residence hall. For more information, contact the University Housing and Dining.