Summer Orientation

About Summer Orientation 

In order to assist you with your transition to UNT, all new students are required to attend an orientation session, including students who start their time at UNT in the summer. During orientation, you will have the chance to meet with faculty and staff, connect with current students, learn about university resources, and receive academic advising in preparation for registering for classes. You will leave orientation understanding our university's spirit and traditions, as well as what to expect as you embark on your college experience.

How to Register

Online To register for an orientation session, log in at 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.
In office You can also register for orientation by visiting the office of Orientation and Transition Programs in the University Union, Suite 377 (1155 Union Circle).

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

Summer Orientation Details

2020 Orientation Dates

Summer Express 1
Saturday, April 18, 2020
8:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Orientation 1
Friday, May 1, 2020
full-day session
Summer Orientation 2
Friday, May 29, 2020
full-day session
Summer Express 2
Friday, June 26, 2020
8:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Orientation 3
Thursday, July 2, 2020
full-day session

The fee for Summer Orientation is $63.

This fee includes orientation program expenses, materials, 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.

Schedule at a Glance

Full Day Sessions
Express Sessions
Orientation Check-In (8am - 9am at the UNT Union)
Orientation Check-In (times vary by session)
Resource Fair & Student Services Sessions
Resource Fair & Student Services Sessions
Orientation Welcome
Orientation Welcome
College and School Meetings
Academic Advising
Lunch and Student Organization Fair
Registration and Payment
College Success Sessions
Campus Tour
Academic Advising
Registration and Payment

Parking and Transportation

Individuals attending transfer orientation should park in Eagle Lots 39, 40 or 54. Do not park in reserved, metered, or garage parking. We recommend that you place your orientation confirmation card in the dashboard of your car to show proof of orientation registration. If you have misplaced your confirmation card, please print the confirmation email that will be sent the week leading up your orientation session.

Students driving to campus should refer to the Google Maps for driving directions. The office of Orientation and Transition Programs does not provide shuttles to and from the airport. Students flying into either DFW or Love Field airport are encouraged to make alternative arrangements.

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

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 summer/fall transient students will open the morning of Summer Orientation 1 (early May session). Transient/visiting students should log on to 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 the day of Summer Orientation 1.

Additional Resources 

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