2019 Orientation Dates

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Orientation sessions for domestic first-year and transfer students are college/program specific, so you need to attend the appropriate session for the major/college in which you are currently enrolled. Students can attend any of the sessions designated for their college (e.g. students in the College of Engineering can attend any of the five Engineering sessions) unless otherwise noted below. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis, and will be available in March 2019. Students will be notified in March via email after paying their Advanced Enrollment Deposit.

These session dates are specifically for new domestic students, but orientation for all new international students will be held Wednesday, August 14 – Friday, August 16, 2019.

Colleges are listed alphabetically with their corresponding session dates:

Agricultural Institute

First-Year Students

  • Monday, July 29 – Tuesday, July 30
Transfer Students

  • Friday, June 28
  • Friday, July 12

Agriculture and Life Sciences

First-Year Students

  • Monday, July 29 – Wednesday, July 30
    (Note: This session is only available for students majoring in Animal Science)
  • Tuesday, July 30 – Wednesday, July 31

*Students majoring in the Life Sciences First Year Program should locate orientation dates below under the heading Life Sciences First Year Program

Transfer Students

  • Friday, June 21
  • Friday, July 12
  • Friday, July 19

Design

First-Year Students

  • Wednesday, June 26 – Thursday, June 27
Transfer Students

  • Friday, June 21
  • Friday, July 12

Education

First-Year Students

  • Tuesday, June 18 – Wednesday, June 19
Transfer Students

  • Friday, June 28
  • Friday, July 19

Engineering

First-Year Students

  • Tuesday, July 16 – Wednesday, July 17
  • Wednesday, July 17 – Thursday, July 18
  • Thursday, July 18 – Friday, July 19
  • Monday, July 22 – Tuesday, July 23
  • Tuesday, July 23 – Wednesday, July 24

*Students majoring in Paper Science & Engineering attend the Orientation for the College of Natural Resources (June 17-18)

*Students majoring in Textiles Engineering attend the Orientation for the College of Textiles (July 25-26)

Transfer Students

  • Friday, June 21
  • Friday, June 28
  • Friday, July 19

Exploratory Studies

First-Year Students

  • Wednesday, June 19 – Thursday, June 20
  • Monday, June 24 – Tuesday, June 25
  • Tuesday, June 25 – Wednesday, June 26
  • Wednesday, June 26 – Thursday, June 27
  • Thursday, June 27 – Friday, June 28

Humanities and Social Sciences

First-Year Students

  • Monday, July 8 – Tuesday, July 9
  • Tuesday, July 9 – Wednesday, July 10
Transfer Students

  • Friday, June 21
  • Friday, June 28
  • Friday, July 12

Life Sciences First Year Program

First-Year Students

  • Wednesday, July 10 – Thursday, July 11
  • Thursday, July 11 – Friday, July 12
  • Monday, July 15 – Tuesday, July 16

Natural Resources

First-Year Students

  • Monday, June 17 – Tuesday, June 18
Transfer Students

  • Friday, June 28
  • Friday, July 12
  • Friday, July 19

Poole College of Management

First-Year Students

  • Tuesday, June 18 – Wednesday, June 19
  • Wednesday, June 19 – Thursday, June 20
  • Monday, June 24 – Tuesday, June 25
  • Tuesday, June 25 – Wednesday, June 26
Transfer Students

  • Friday, June 21
  • Friday, July 12
  • Friday, July 19

Sciences

First-Year Students

  • Wednesday, July 24 – Thursday, July 25

*Students majoring in the Life Sciences First Year Program should locate orientation dates above under the heading Life Sciences First Year

Transfer Students

  • Friday, June 28
  • Friday, July 12
  • Friday, July 19

Wilson College of Textiles

First-Year Students

  • Thursday, July 25 – Friday, July 26
Transfer Students

  • Friday, June 21
  • Friday, July 19

Summer Start Program*

*This session is for students from all colleges participating in the Summer Start program.

First-Year Students

  • Thursday, June 20 – Friday, June 21
Transfer Students

  • Friday, June 21