Spring Orientation

Student on Zoom Meeting in Residence Hall Room

About Spring 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 2021 semester, orientation will be in an online format. All students are required to participate in all orientation activities. Orientation is scheduled over the course of a week to allow you time to complete all requirements. While you may not have activities to do each day, it's important that you understand what's expected and complete each step in a timely manner. Review the information below for more information about the orientation process.

How to Register

Online To register for an orientation session, log in at my.unt.edu with your EUID and password. Once logged in, click Advising & Orientation, then Register for Orientation.
Over the phone You can register for orientation by making a payment over the phone. To do so, call our office at 940-565-4198.

Orientation Fee

Spring Orientation Fee $45 

The fee includes orientation program expenses, UNT t-shirt, participant materials, administrative costs, and year-long orientation activities. 

Payment arrangements for the orientation fee must be made at the time of registering for the session to secure your spot.

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

Additional Resources

Orientation Dates

Your orientation is scheduled over the course of a week to allow you time to complete all requirements. You do not have to log in for orientation each day during your scheduled session. But, you do need to complete all orientation requirements within the week. See the Orientation Requirements section below for more information.

Orientation Session
Spring Orientation 1
Friday, November 13 - Friday, November 20, 2020
Spring Orientation 2
Friday, December 4 - Friday, December 11, 2020
Spring Orientation 3
Friday, December 11 - Friday, December 18, 2020
Spring Late Orientation
Monday, January 4 - Friday, January 8, 2020
BAAS Online Program

Orientation Requirements

During the orientation time period you should:

Attend the Live Orientation Welcome via Zoom on the first day of your orientation session at 9:00 a.m. CST. You will be emailed the link to this session, as well as other live student services sessions available this day, the week leading up to your orientation. 
Complete the Online Orientation course in Canvas prior to your academic advising session. The course opens on the first day of your orientation session. We encourage students to complete the course early in preparation for their academic advising session. You can expect to spend 3 hours working on the course.
Make an advising appointment with your major college after you attend the orientation welcome and complete the online orientation course.

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 www.unt.edu/oda.

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 Canvas. The module for spring transient/visiting students will open the morning of Spring Orientation 1. 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 at a later date.

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