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Fall 2023 New Student Orientation Dates

**Registration opens January 31, 2023

**Please note that Fall 2023 new student orientation for first-year students is a two-day event with optional overnight campus housing. On-campus housing is for incoming students only; no guests are allowed. Both days are mandatory to attend. During New Student Orientation you will register for classes, meeting with representatives from your college, learning about the University of Utah, take a campus tour, meet new friends and attend our resource fair.

Thursday, June 1 – Friday, June 2 - FULL

Tuesday, June 6 – Wednesday, June 7 - FULL

Thursday, June 8 – Friday, June 9 - FULL

Monday, June 12 – Tuesday, June 13 - FULL

Thursday, June 15 – Friday, June 16 - FULL

Tuesday, June 20 – Wednesday, June 21- FULL

Thursday, June 22 – Friday, June 23  FULL

Monday, June 26 – Tuesday, June 27FULL

Wednesday, June 28 – Thursday, June 29 

Monday, July 10 – Tuesday, July 11 

Thursday, July 13 – Friday, July 14 

Monday, July 17 – Tuesday, July 18 

Wednesday, July 19 – Thursday, July 20 

Tuesday, July 25 – Wednesday, July 26 

Thursday, July 27 – Friday, July 28 

Tuesday, August 1 – Wednesday, August 2 

NSO registration            REGISTRATION MAJOR CHANGe

If you have an extenuating circumstance that prohibits you from joining us for New Student Orientation on the above dates, please email


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Frequently Asked Questions

Our Fall 2023 New Student Orientation (NSO) is scheduled to be held in person. This is subject to change based on COVID-19 restrictions. 

The registration fee for new students completing NSO is $60. Fee waivers are available for students with demonstrated need. 

Yes! We welcome your support system to join you as you transition to the University of Utah. The registration fee is $60 per guest. Please note that guests cannot stay in the on-campus overnight housing option. They must arrange their housing accommodations.

You must be fully admitted to the University of Utah as a first-year student to register for our first-year NSO. Additionally, you must pay your enrollment deposit before you can register for NSO.

If you have been fully admitted to the University of Utah and have paid your enrollment deposit, please contact our office for assistance with registering for NSO. We can be reached at orientation@utah.eduor 801-581-7069.

Each New Student Orientation has a set number of available spots that are filled on a first come, first served basis. We provide a variety of dates to accommodate the schedules of our newest students. Spots may become available throughout the summer due to cancellations/registration changes, so it is possible you will be able to switch to your preferred session.

NSO is mandatory for all incoming first-year students, and our office offers a wide range of dates to accommodate the schedules of our newest students. If you are having difficulties finding a date that fits with your schedule, please contact our office at orientation@utah.eduor 801-581-7069 to discuss your options.

Day 1 - Check-in for NSO is from 8am - 8:45am (MDT) at Gardner Commons. Students arriving after 9am will be directed to sign-up for the next available NSO session. Students should be done by 5pm on Day 1, and have optional overnight housing available.

Day 2 - Students will check-in with their Orientation Leader at 8:30am and check-out for NSO will be from 11:30am - 1:00pm. There will be other services offered from 11:30am - 5:00pm (e.g. Housing tour, appointments with Center for Disability & Access, testing center, open houses).

On Day 1, from 3:30pm - 5:30pm, students can check-in for their optional overnight stay at the north doors of Kahlert Village. Students will be staying in Kahlert Village. Guests will not be permitted to stay in these units.

On Day 1, parents will check-in from 8:00am - 8:45am (MDT) in the Spencer F. Eccles Business Building (SFEBB) southeast doors. Programming will be from 8:45am - 3:30pm. Lunch will be provided on Day 1. All sessions on Day 1 will be without your student.

On Day 2, most of these sessions will be with incoming students. Check-out for students will begin from 11:30am - 1:00pm. Optional and personalized time will be from 11:30am - 5:00pm.


Last Updated: 5/11/23