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Division of Student Affairs

Orientation and Transition Programs

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 online, log in at my.unt.edu with your EUID and password. Once logged in, click Student Center, then Register for Orientation.
Over the phone To register for orientation and make a payment over the phone, 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 2019 Orientation Dates

Summer Orientation 1
Friday, May 3, 2019
one-day session
Summer Orientation 2
Friday, May 31, 2019
one-day session
Summer Orientation 3
Friday, June 28, 2019
one-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

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Orientation Check-In
University Union (1155 Union Circle)
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Resource Fair
University Union
9:00 AM
Orientation Welcome
University Union
10:00 AM
College and School Meetings
various campus locations
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
University Union
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
College Success Sessions
University Union
1:30 PM
College and School Meetings continued
various campus locations
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Course Registration
computer lab locations

Parking & Transportation 

Individuals attending transfer orientation should park in Eagle Lots 39, 54 or 55. 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 to 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 Accommodation (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 (Friday, December 7). Transient/visiting students should log on to unt.instructure.com 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.

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