About Freshman Parent & Family Orientation
Parents and family members are an important part of the UNT family and their support and interest are critical to a student’s successful adjustment to university life. See below for information about Parent & Family Orientation and how you can participate.
Information about Spring 2023 Parent & Guest Orientation is available now! Visit the following webpage for more information about participating on the optional parent and guest program.Spring 2023 Parent & Guest Orientation
The Summer/Fall 2023 Freshman Parent Orientations dates will be announced soon. These sessions are in-person orientations held on our campus. To see available dates and the schedule at a glance, click on the appropriate tabs on this page.
To register for an orientation session, click on the button below. Registration for Parent & Family Orientation is separate from the student orientation registration process. When a student signs up for orientation, they can provide parent contact information in the event of an emergency. This does not sign you up for Parent Orientation. If you would like to participate in Freshman Parent Orientation, click on the link below and complete the registration form and payment. Payment arrangements for the orientation fee must be made at the time of registering for the session to secure your spot.
NOTE: If you are a freshman parent/family member and your student is signed up to attend Late Orientation, please click on the Transfer Family & Guest page for registration information. Late Orientation is open to both new freshman and new transfer students.
Freshman Parent Orientation Fee
The orientation fee includes orientation program expenses, Mean Green Family t-shirt, participant materials, administrative costs, and meals during the program. The fee does not cover housing. If you would like to stay on-campus during Freshman Parent Orientation, an additional housing fee is required.
Summer/Fall 2023 Orientation dates will be announced soon.
Schedule at a Glance
More information coming soon.
Students who intend to register with the Office of Disability Access (ODA) under the terms of ADA/504, or who request accommodations during their orientation session, should check the appropriate boxes on their orientation registration materials. In addition, please contact ODA two weeks prior to your orientation date by calling 940-565-4323, TTY callers 1-800-RELAY TX. Visit the ODA website at https://studentaffairs.unt.edu/office-disability-access.
Parking and Transportation
Parents and family members seeking overnight accommodations in the Denton area can view our list of hotel partners for possible discounted rates.
If you are unable to attend your orientation session, you can request to cancel at least 5 business days prior to your scheduled orientation date and be eligible for a full refund.
After your orientation date has passed, all orientation fees are non-refundable. If you missed the cancellation deadline, but feel you have an extenuating circumstance, please complete the refund request form below. Your student's decision to attend another college or university is NOT an extenuating circumstance.
If you have duplicate payments for orientation, you are eligible for a refund. Please complete the refund request form and our staff will reach out to you with more information about your payment status.