Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is New Student Orientation and how much does it cost?

A: New Student Orientation is a mandatory two-day program on Monday, August 25 and Tuesday, August 26 that will help you transition into college and outline the university’s academic, social and developmental resources and opportunities. Orientation is mandatory for all new freshmen and an automatic fee will be added to your account.


Q: Do I have to attend orientation?

A: Yes. Orientation is mandatory for all new incoming students.


Q: How do I register for orientation?

A: You will register for orientation during your summer registration/advising meeting.


Q: Why is New Student Orientation important?

A: New Student Orientation is important because it will give you an advantage to know more about campus before your classes begin, meet other incoming students, and answer any last minute questions.


If you have any questions, please contact Jenny Butler, Assistand Director for Campus Life at or 479-968-0235.