Orientation Registration FAQ

Are all incoming students required to complete orientation?
Yes, orientation is required for undergraduate students. You will register for your classes during your orientation session. 

When can I register for an orientation session?
Registration for New Student Orientation will begin March 20-22, 2024 depending on your college or school. More information on the registration process can be found here for incoming freshman and here for transfer students.

You must be admitted and satisfy your enrollment deposit before you can register for a session. Visit MyStatus to accept your offer of admission and, if required, to satisfy the enrollment deposit.

How do I register for orientation if I’m an international student (non-U.S. citizen, non-permanent resident)?
If you are not a U.S. citizen or permanent resident upon admission to UT Austin, you are classified as an international student.  You will need to complete the requirements listed below as a part of your orientation process. You will not be able to register for classes until you have completed these tasks:

If interested, attend the optional International Student Orientation. This is in addition to your required University orientation. Click here to learn more


If you did not find the answer to your question, please email nss@austin.utexas.edu.