About Spring Parent & Guest 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 the 2023 Spring Parent & Guest Orientation program and how you can participate.

Spring 2024

The Spring 2024 Parent & Guest Orientations are live for registration! 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.

Spring 2024 Parent & Guest Orientation Registration


Spring 2024

Spring Parent & Guest Orientation 1 Friday, December 8, 2023
Spring Parent & Guest Orientation 2 Monday, December 18, 2023
Spring Parent & Guest Orientation 3 Friday, January 5, 2024
Spring Parent & Guest Late Orientation Thursday, January 11, 2024

Schedule at a Glance

Spring 2024 Schedule at a Glance

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Orientation check-in University Union, 2nd floor (1155 Union Circle)
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Resource Fair see printed schedule
8:20 a.m. & 8:40 a.m. Morning College Success Sessions University Union various rooms
9:00 a.m. Orientation Welcome University Union Ballroom
10:00 a.m. Welcome & Transition to College Presentation see printed schedule
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Academic Expectations at UNT see printed schedule
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Grab and Go Lunch see printed schedule
12:10 p.m. - 1:10 p.m. College Success Sessions University Union various rooms
12:10 p.m. - 1:10 p.m. Optional Walking Tour see printed schedule
1:15 p.m. - 2:35 p.m. Student Services Session see printed schedule
2:40 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Student Panel see printed schedule

Disability Accommodations

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 /office-disability-access. 


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.

Orientation Cancellation Request Form


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 may be 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.

Please note that due to restrictions in place for COVID-19 we are not able to take returns for packet requests at this time. All online orientation packet sales are final with no opportunity for exchange.

Orientation Refund Request Form