Freshman Orientation

About Freshman Orientation

Congratulations on your acceptance to the University of North Texas, and welcome to the Class of 2025!

We are proud that you have chosen to become a member of our growing UNT family! In order to assist you with your transition to UNT, all new students are required to attend orientation, a program designed to help students and families become acclimated to the university. During orientation, you will have the chance to meet with faculty and staff, meet your new classmates, 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.Phone

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

Orientation Fee

Spring 2021

Spring Orientation Fee $45 

Summer/Fall 2021

Early Bird Price  information coming soon!
Regular Price (May 2 - end of August) information coming soon!

The fee includes orientation program expenses, UNT class of 2025 t-shirt, participant materials, administrative costs, and year-long orientation activities. 

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

Freshman Orientation Dates

For the most up-to-date list of available orientation sessions, log on to your MyUNT student portal. Only sessions with open spaces will be available. Each orientation session has a registration capacity.

Spring 2021

Orientation Session
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

Summer/Fall 2021

Orientation dates for new students beginning the summer/fall 2021 semesters will be posted soon!

Schedule & Requirements

Spring 2021

During the orientation time period you should:


Attend the Live Orientation Welcome via Zoom on the first day of your orientation time period. Additional student services sessions and registration assistance will be available during your orientation. Links to participate in all sessions will be included in your confirmation email.


Complete the Online Orientation course in Canvas prior to your academic advising session. The course opens on the first day of your orientation time period. 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.


Visit your major college or school's Canvas course to learn how to make an advising appointment. Advisors will take appointments for new students during their designated orientation time period. The college and school Canvas courses are linked through the main Online Orientation course.

Summer/Fall 2021

Information about the orientation schedule will be shared when dates become available. 

Housing Arrangements

Information about housing arrangements will be shared when fall/summer dates become available.

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 940-565-4323phonephonephone, TTY callers 1-800-RELAY TX. Visit the ODA website at 

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