Freshman Students

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Welcome, future Class of 2027! 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!

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Orientation Dates

View the 2023 orientation programs and dates.

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Register for Orientation

Find out when, where and how to register for an orientation session.

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Costs and Payment

Learn more about costs and payment methods.

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View the Schedule at-a-Glance for upcoming orientation sessions.

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Pre-Orientation Checklist

Get ready for orientation by completing these steps.

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Post-Orientation Checklist

Follow these steps to get ready for your first semester.

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.

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Experiential Orientation (TEXPO)

Students can choose one of our one-day programs packed with fun and engaging activities to introduce them to the city of Austin and assist with their transition to The University of Texas at Austin. Space is limited.

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Join the Class of 2027 Facebook group!

Admitted Longhorns can connect with other new Longhorns in the official UT Austin Class of 2027 Facebook group.

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Family Orientation

While your student is attending New Student Orientation, it's also your time to get into a Longhorn State of Mind. Family Orientation is a program designed to help our incoming families get acquainted with the university.