First Year Students

Welcome First-Year Students!

We are excited to have you join us on campus for New Student Orientation where you will meet other first-year students, connect with campus, meet with an academic department for first semester course planning, register for courses, and begin to feel at home at the University of Utah. 

In the meantime, explore the University website, get to know your Orientation Leaders (OLs), and prepare to become a part of the U community.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTSPlease contact International Student & Scholar Services to complete Orientation.

To register for a First-Year New Student Orientation program, please select a date below that corresponds with the semester in which you are enrolling.

Fall Semester Program

Spring Semester Program

Summer Semester Program

A few things to know:

  • You must pay your enrollment deposit prior to registering for Orientation. You can pay your enrollment deposit here.
  • Attendance at a complete orientation session is mandatory for all newly admitted students.
  • Guests are not permitted at Orientation programs and will be asked to meet their students at the conclusion of the day’s sessions.
  • New Student Orientation is for admitted students only. Parents and family members wishing to attend a program with their student must register for the corresponding Parent & Family Orientation through the Parent & Family registration system (Fall semester only).


Last Updated: 12/3/14