New Student Orientation

Group of incoming Longhorns at New Student Orientation

Welcome, new Longhorns! We're excited for you to join the Longhorn family.

The next step in your journey is to participate in New Student Orientation, where you'll get academic resources, campus resources and register for classes. It’s all at orientation, and it’s required for incoming students.

We're looking forward to helping you get in the "Longhorn State of Mind" at New Student Orientation!

Freshman student during orientation check in

Freshman Orientation

The next step in your journey is to participate in New Student Orientation, where you'll get academic resources, campus resources and register for classes, and hopefully make new friends along the way.

Transfer Orientation small group session

Transfer Orientation

The next step in your journey is to participate in New Student Orientation, where you'll get academic resources, campus resources and register for classes, and hopefully make new friends along the way.

student with parents at orientation at UT Austin

Family Orientation

Family Orientation is facilitated by Texas Parents. You can find more information about Online Family Orientation on their website.

Transfer Trivia

Spring Orientation

Spring Orientation is mandatory for students starting their Longhorn journey in the Spring Semester. You'll get academic resources, campus resources and register for classes, and hopefully make new friends along the way.

Request Accommodations

If you have a disability and need accommodations for orientation, you can find information about how to request accommodations at the link below.

International Students

In addition to orientation, international students (non-U.S. citizens and non-permanent residents) are also required to check-in with Texas Global.

Camp Texas

Each year the Texas Exes transforms the lives of students through experiences like Camp Texas that foster connections with other students, professors, administrators, and UT traditions.

Graduate Student Orientation

Each fall, the Graduate School presents an orientation designed specifically for new graduate students.

Be an Orientation Advisor

Orientation Advisors (OA) are an integral part of the New Student Orientation experience. If you are looking for a fun and rewarding leadership opportunity, working with a diverse and socially conscious group of campus leaders, then consider applying to become an OA.