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Orientation and Transition Programs

Spring Orientation

Spring 2019 Orientation

In order to assist you with your transition to UNT, all new students are required to attend an orientation session. For students admitted for the spring semester, orientation is a 1-day experience. All students are required to participate in all orientation activities. Plan to be on campus until 5:00 PM.

Transient/Visiting Students

Transient/visiting students are students attending UNT for a semester with plans to transfer those credits back to their home institution. All new transient/visiting students are expected to complete an online orientation module through Blackboard Learn. The module for spring transient/visiting students will open the morning of Spring Orientation 1 (Friday, December 7). Transient/visiting students should log on to learn.unt.edu with their campus EUID and password to access the online orientation module. Course registration will not be available for transient/visiting students until 6:00pm on Friday, December 7.

Orientation Dates

Spring Orientation 1
Friday, December 7, 2018
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
University Union (1155 Union Circle)
Spring Orientation 2
Friday, January 4, 2019
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
University Union (1155 Union Circle)
Spring Express Orientation*
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
University Union (1155 Union Circle)
Late Orientation
Thursday, January 10, 2019
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
University Union (1155 Union Circle)

*Express Sessions are half-day orientations focused soley on advising and registration. Lunch is NOT provided during Express Orientation, and there are no college success sessions or other optional programs about student services.

Orientation Fee

The fee for Spring Orientation is $63.

This fee includes all materials, meals, a t-shirt, staffing, administrative costs, and year-long orientation activities.

NOTE: Orientation Fees are non-refundable.  To view our policy, visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.

How to Register for Orientation

To register for an orientation session, log in at http://my.unt.edu with your EUID and password. Once logged in, click Student Center, then Register for Orientation. Register early as sessions fill up quickly.

Schedule at a Glance

Full-Day Sessions (December 7, January 4, and January 10)
Time
Event
Location
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Orientation Check-In
University Union (1155 Union Circle)
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Resource Fair
University Union, Room 333
9:00 AM
Orientation Welcome
University Union, Ballroom 314
10:00 AM
College and School Meetings
various campus locations
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Lunch
University Union, 2nd floor
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
College Success Sessions
University Union, 3rd floor (various rooms)
1:30 PM
College and School Meetings continued
various campus locations
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Course Registration
computer lab locations (see flip chart)
Express Orientation (January 8)
Time
Event
Location
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Orientation Check-In
University Union (1155 Union Circle)
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Resource Fair
University Union, Room 333
8:20 AM & 8:40 AM
College Success Sessions
Union 381 & Union 382A
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Orientation Welcome
University Union, Lyceum
9:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Academic Advising
Various campus locations
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Registration and Payment
Various computer labs

Parking During Orientation

Parking during orientation will be available on campus in Eagle-lots 40, 54, and 55.  Please make sure not to park in reserved or metered parking. Click here for the orientation map (pdf).