Program Dates (Spring 2017 Admits)
Students admitted for the 2017 Spring semester (Classes beginning in January)
Orientation registration for spring admits will open on October 11th, 2016 on the New Student tab in the myUT portal. All new students admitted for spring semester are strongly encouraged to attend an on-campus orientation. Two dates are available:
- Friday, December 2nd
- Thursday, January 5th
The program is an all-day event (check in is 8:30-9:30 a.m. with the program beginning promptly at 9:30 a.m. and will conclude at 5:00 p.m.). Students will receive valuable information about University resources, as well as register for classes with advisors from their academic college:
9:30 a.m. Welcome and Continental Breakfast
9:45 a.m. Words of Advice from UT students
Learn about available academic resources and campus services from our student panel
10:00 a.m. Traditions
Learn some of our traditions as you become a member of the Rocket community
10:20 a.m. Rocket Solution Central presentation
Rocket Solution Central services: Student Accounts, Financial Aid and myUT portal information
11:00 a.m. Lunch
12:00 p.m. Information Fair
Ask questions/obtain information from UT departments and affiliates
12:40 p.m. Travel to College Meetings
Students will be divided by academic college and escorted to college meetings
12:45 - 5:00 p.m. Academic College Meetings
Advising & Registration for Students
1:45 - 2:45 p.m. Rocket Resources and Refreshments
Join the Dean of Students and a panel of campus representatives to hear about the available resources
3:00 - 5:00 p.m. Closing Session
Meet your Success Coach
Rocket Solution Central: Individual counseling sessions regarding account/billing/financial aid
Student and guest evaluations
Rocket Card and t-shirt pick up
Students who are unable to attend an in-person program have the option of completing their orientation requirement online. They should select the online option during the reservation process.
- After completing online orientation, take any required UT Placement Tests. Call your admitted college to determine which placement tests to take and to schedule an advising appointment.
- Preferred Web Browser: Mozilla Firefox 5.0, Google Chrome, or Internet Explorer Version 7. All of these Browsers can be downloaded for FREE through the Internet.
For questions or assistance, please contact us at 419.530.1267.