Office of New Student Orientation Programs

Additional Information

Bookstore Information

The University of Toledo’s Official Bookstore is located in the Gateway Plaza on the corner of Dorr & Secor Rds. at 1430 Secor Rd.  The bookstore is located within the Barnes & Noble in the Gateway Plaza. Students are able to buy their books, materials and apparel at the bookstore. There is also Starbucks and small reading selection available inside the store. For more information regarding the bookstore, click here.

Meal Plans

Meal plans are pre-paid each semester and offers UT students the assurance of being able to eat without having to carry cash.  Meal plans are loaded directly onto the Rocket Card (Student ID). It’s important to remember that only the student pictured on the ID will be able to present to the ID to redeem any of the meal swipes or Dining Dollars. All incoming residential students are required to purchase a Meal Plan. For additional information regarding Meal Plans and the options available, click here.


Parking permits are required for residential and commuter students planning to have a car on campus. The parking system on campus is completely automated; therefore there are no hang tags or stickers to place in or on your vehicle. Students must request (opt-in) for a parking permit every semester and the cost of a parking permit is $125 per semester. For more information about parking permits, how to register your vehicle and where you’re able to park, click here.   

Student ID (Rocket Card)

Your Student ID (Rocket Card) is the official University of Toledo Identification Card. The Rocket Card is multifaceted in its uses; it provides students and employees safe, quick access to campus services as well as having a debit card feature. The debit card features allows the university to apply your financial aid to your Rocket Card and for you or your family to add additional funds On-line. For additional information about the Rocket Card and how to get yours, click here.

Residence Life

All first and second-year students are required to live on campus, unless they live within the 25 mile commuter radius from campus. There are 9 different residence halls on campus that with a choice of traditional or suite-style living options. To learn more about Residence Life and to apply for housing, click here.

Dean of Students

The mission of the Office of Dean of Students is to ensure that students accomplish their educational and personal goals within the context of the broader academic purpose of the University. The Office of Dean of Students promotes the development of, and enhances the educational experience for, students through intentionally designed co-curricular opportunities and through institutional policy development on students' behalf. To learn more about the Office of the Dean of Students and the resources offered, click here.

Recreation Center

The Recreation Center is a free resource for all students on campus. Full-time students (12 credit hours or more) have unlimited access and part-time students (taking 11 credit hours or less) have 15 free visits. The Rec Center has a variety of amenities available, such as: workout equipment, free weights, 3 pools, a water slide, 5 basketball courts, an indoor soccer field (Auxiliary Gym), free fitness classes, an indoor track, outdoor volleyball courts and much more! To learn more about the Rec Center, click here.

Learning Enhancement Center (LEC) (Tutoring)       

The Learning Enhancement Center’s (LEC) mission is to provide all University of Toledo students with accessible, professional academic support services that enhance success and retention. The LEC is a free resource for all students on campus. The LEC offers: tutoring, supplemental instruction, academic workshops, online tutoring, study resources and strategies and much more!  For more information on the LEC and the resources offered, click here.

Center for International Studies and Programs

The Center for International Studies and Programs (CISP) houses a variety of resources dedicated to help you “Explore Your World”.  CISP helps make students aware of opportunities to enhance their traditional educational experience with real world experience and encounters through programs that provide exposure here at home (UT), across the nation and throughout the world. Some of the top programs and resources ran through CISP include: Camp Adventure, National Student Exchange, Study Abroad and Passport Photos. To learn more about CISP and the programs that their office offers, click here.

Center for Experiential Learning and Career Services

The Center for Experiential Learning and Career Services works to connect students to meaningful learning experiences and assist students with determining a major and career exploration. The Center for Experiential Learning and Career Services houses resources such as: Intern in Ohio, Rocket Jobs, Student Employment, Undergraduate Research, Washington Center Internships and much more! For more information about these resources and other opportunities available, click here.

Student Disability Services

Student Disability Services is located in Rocket Hall, Room 1820. The office serves students with documented chronic or short term disabilities.  Student  Disability Services strives to create a level playing field for all students by providing services such as para-transit, assistive listening devices and note takers.  Students must provide documentation in order to receive services. For more information about the services that Student Disability Services offers, click here.

Counseling Center

The Counseling Center is located in Rocket Hall, Room 1810. It is a free and confidential service available to all students. The Counseling Center offers counseling services, support groups, and serves as a 24/7 crisis response service. Services pertaining to Sexual Assault Education & Prevention and Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Prevention are housed within the Counseling Center. To learn more about the Counseling Center, click here.

Rocket Solution Central

Rocket Solution Central (RSC) is located in Rocket Hall, Room 1200. RSC is designed to assist students with online processes including registration, transcripts requests, completing Master Promissory Note (MPN) and Entrance Counseling for Stafford loans, verification, and billing/financial aid questions. To learn more, click here.

UT Sustainability Guide

UT prides itself in Sustainability, Energy Efficiency and Design (SEED Initiative). The SEED Initiative, helps ensure the University is operating in a manner that betters our neighbors, economy, and planet. Through environmental sustainability projects, energy conservation measures, innovative building renovation and design, and a comprehensive educational campaign, SEED commits itself to leaving behind a better planet than when we started. To access the UT Sustainability Guide and to learn more about the SEED Initiative, click here.

Parents & Family Website

UT recognizes that parents and families play an essential role in the college experience, and we’re excited to have you as partners in your student’s success. The Parents & Family Website serves as a hub for parents and families, providing important resources and information to help you support your student on their academic journey. To access the Parents & Family Website, click here.

Success Coaching at UT

Success Coaching at UT provides, ‘One-on-One Coaching… From Orientation to Graduation’. Success Coaches assist and empower students to develop skills and to implement individualized plans for academic and personal success. To learn more about Success Coaching at UT, click here.

Last Updated: 12/7/17