Freshman Orientation

New freshman holding up the Eagle Claw hand during Freshman Orientation.

Image description: New freshman holding up the Eagle Claw hand during Freshman Orientation. 

Congratulations on your acceptance to the University of North Texas, and welcome to the Class of 2026!

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

To register for an orientation session, log in at with your EUID and password. Once logged in, click Advising & Orientation, then Register for Orientation. Register early as sessions fill up quickly. For more details, please visit our How To Register page.

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

Orientation Fee

The orientation fee includes orientation program expenses, UNT class of 2026 t-shirt, participant materials, administrative costs, and year-long orientation activities.

Summer/Fall 2022

Freshman Orientation Fee $180.00The orientation fee is required at time of registration.
Late Orientation Fee $63.00The orientation fee is required at time of registration.

NOTE: Orientation Fees are non-refundable. To view our policy, visit our How to Register page.

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.

Summer/Fall 2022

Freshman Orientation 14** Wednesday, August 17 - Thursday, August 18, 2022 in-person, early move-in session
Late Orientation*** Thursday, August 25, 2022 in-person, one-day session

**Students who attend Freshman Orientation 14 can move into their residence hall on Wednesday, August 17. No housing will be provided during this session. Commuter students will need to make housing arrangements or commute to and from orientation each day.

***Late Orientation is the last orientation session prior to the start of the fall semester. Both new freshman and new transfer students can attend Late Orientation. The focus of this session is academic advising.

Schedule at a Glance

Freshman Orientation 2022

Below is the schedule at a glance for all in-person Freshman Orientation sessions. If you are traveling to the DFW area, make arrangements to be on-campus for orientation no later than 11:00 a.m. on the first day. Orientation activities are scheduled until 9:30 p.m. on the first day of orientation. The second day begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends by 5:00 p.m. All orientation events are required.

Students attending Late Orientation should visit the Transfer Orientation page for a schedule at a glance.

Day 1 Day 2
7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. - Orientation Check-in at UNT Coliseum, Gate B (601 North Texas Blvd) Breakfast
Resource Fair Small Group Meeting 3
Grab & Go Lunch College Success Sessions
Orientation Welcome Lunch & Student Organization Fair
Small Group Meeting 1 Academic Advising
Introduction to Academic Planning Course Registration
Life on Campus
Small Group Meeting 2
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Parking information is included in your confirmation email sent the week leading up to your orientation date. For information about parking permits for the summer or fall semester, please visit


Students driving to campus should refer to Google Maps for driving directions. The office of Orientation and Transition Programs does not provide shuttles to and from the airport.


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 

Contact Us


UNT Division of Student Affairs Orientation And Transition Programs