New Student Orientation Programs

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How do I register for orientation?

2. How do I access the online orientation modules?

You must first register for orientation (see #1), and then you will be emailed the link to the online orientation modules.

3. How do I set up a meeting with my academic advisor?

Your academic advisor will email you within a few business days (Monday through Friday) once you complete the online orientation modules.

4. I cannot attend any of the session dates and/or I have to work. Are there other options?

Your academic advisor will schedule an advising and registration appointment that works with your schedule.

5. Do I have to complete the online modules in one sitting? How long does it take to complete?

The online modules take about an hour to complete, and you do not have to complete it at one time. You can save your progress as you go.

6. What if I want to change my major?

If you want to change your major, please inform the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at before registering for an orientation date. Orientation advising is done by academic colleges, and your orientation date and required placement tests may change based on the new major you select.

7. What placement tests am I required to take?

8. What do I do about dual credit or AP classes?

Results from some AP exams won't be available until after orientation; however, please contact your college after orientation upon receipt of your scores if any changes are necessary.

9. Is there an orientation fee?

Yes, the orientation fee is $110 and will be added to your first semester bill. This is different than the enrollment deposit paid prior to registering for orientation (the enrollment deposit will be applied to your first bill). The orientation fee covers the online orientation virtual platform, orientation staffing, and Rocket Welcome Weekend events during the weekend before classes begin.


Last Updated: 10/19/20