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First-Year Student Orientation

The University offers two programs for first-year students starting in the fall semester: Overnight and Single Day. Both programs contain time to meet with academic advisors/representatives concerning your course schedule, spend time with other students, attend a variety of workshops and meet with Orientation Guides. Parents may attend specialized sessions during either the Single or Overnight Program. Learn more about your new student options below. 

For students starting in the spring semester, we have one program. The single-day program contains workshops and information related to a successful start at the University.

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Spring Orientation

The Spring Program satisfies the attend orientation task on your to-do list. It includes a variety of workshops aimed at student success, yet this orientation program does not include academic advising. Students signed up for this program should contact an advisor directly to discuss their academic schedule.

Spring Orientation Details

Overnight Program

The Overnight Program offers a variety of workshops on student services, provides additional peer interaction opportunities, and allows students to stay in the residence halls for a night.

Overnight Program Details
Overnight Program Dates
Overnight Program Schedule*

Single Day Program

The Single Day Program is concentrated around the academic transition from high school to college and only offers limited peer and small group interaction.

Single Day Program Details
Single Day Program Dates
Single Day Program Schedule*

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