New Student and Family Programs


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Spring Orientation

Meet with an academic advisor, finalize your classes, learn how to navigate campus like a pro and more in this one-day session.

All students that register for New Student Orientation will be pre-registered into courses based on the preferences provided during the Orientation registration. We will offer both an in-person and virtual Orientation option to accommodate student needs.

Session Dates

  • December 6th
  • January 5th (online)

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The fee for both Spring Orientation options is $75 per student and the guest fee is $30. Online orientation does not have a guest option. Once fee payment is received, attendance will be confirmed by email. 

Orientation fees cover food and refreshments for In-person, mailings and materials for the virtual session, staffing, facility/equipment rentals, paperwork, packaging, etc.


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Fall 2023 Orientation

Freshman & Transfer Students

This required session is designed especially for freshmen and transfer students to finalize their fall schedule, receive vital information about campus resources, and connect with current students, faculty and staff in order to have their questions addressed. 

Registration opens January 2023

Freshman Session Dates Transfer Session Dates
  • TBD
  • TBD


The fee for Fall 2023 Orientation is TBD and will be announced at a later date.

Orientation fees cover mailings, materials, staffing, paperwork, packaging, etc. Once fee payment is received, attendance will be confirmed by email. Refund requests for orientation must be made by June 1, 2023. There is a $10 processing fee on all refunds. 


We are currently working on the schedule for orientation. Once the schedule is determined, we will post sample schedules here. 

After Orientation

If you are unsure what to do after completing Orientation, please visit the Accepted Student page for a step-by-step outline. 

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Starting in the Summer?

There isn't an Orientation session requirement for students starting in the summer. However, we realize you may still have questions about UTC. Don't hesitate to call or email our office. In the meantime, here are a few resources you might find helpful.

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New Student and Family Programs

New Student and Family Programs