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Division of Student Affairs

Orientation and Transition Programs

Transfer Orientation

About Transfer Orientation 

In order to assist you with your transition to UNT, all new students are required to attend an orientation session, including transfer students. 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.

Transfer Orientation Details

Summer/Fall 2018 Orientation Dates

Transfer Orientation 1 - CLOSED
Friday, May 4, 2018
one-day session
Transfer Orientation 2 - CLOSED for fall students
Friday, June 1, 2018
one-day session
Transfer Orientation 3 - CLOSED for fall students Friday, June 29, 2018 one-day session
Transfer Orientation 4 Friday, July 20, 2018 one-day session
Transfer Express 1* Saturday, July 28, 2018 orientation is scheduled from 8am - 12pm
Transfer Express 2* Friday, August 3, 2018 orientation is scheduled from 8am - 12pm
Transfer Express 3* Wednesday, August 8, 2018 orientation is scheduled from 4pm - 8pm
Transfer Express 4* Saturday, August 11, 2018 orientation is scheduled from 8am - 12pm
Transfer Orientation 5 Tuesday, August 14, 2018 one-day session
Transfer Express 5* Monday, August 20, 2018 orientation is scheduled from 12pm - 4pm
Late Orientation Thursday, August 23, 2018 one-day session

*Parent and Family Orientation is not scheduled during Transfer Express sessions

UNT Frisco Campus Orientation Online Orientation


The student orientation fee is non-refundable. This fee includes orientation program expenses, materials, t-shirt, staffing, administrative costs, and year-long orientation activities.

Transfer Orientation Fee $63.00

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

Schedule at a Glance 

8:00am - 9:00am - Orientation Check-In

Outside the University Union (1155 Union Circle)

Rain Location for check-in is the University Union 2nd floor


Orientation Welcome & Overview


College and School Meetings

12:00pm - 1:15pm

Lunch (Union, 2nd floor)

12:10pm - 1:10pm

College Success Sessions & Campus Tour

Tours begin at 12:10pm and 12:45pm from the Union 2nd floor


College and School Meetings continued

2:00pm - 6:00pm

Registration in Computer Labs

How to Register for Orientation 


Over The Phone

In Office

To register for an orientation session, log in at my.unt.edu with your EUID and password. Once logged in, click Student Center, then Register for Orientation.

You can register for orientation by making a payment over the phone. To do so, call our office at 940-565-4198. 

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.

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.