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Freshman Students FAQs

Have questions about your Orientation Experience? Let us answer them for you! You can also email us at or message us on our Live Chat.

When is my Orientation?

All students are required to complete a two-day Orientation leading up to Red Hawk Day.

Registration will determine which dates you are required to complete.

  • Residents: Move-in to your assigned residence hall prior to your Orientation dates!
  • Commuters: Check-in, pick up your University ID and join us for your Orientation!


Fall Orientation consists of a two-day program:

  • Day One: University Life<
  • Day Two: College Connection

Orientation dates are available between August 24 – August 31, 2022. Orientation dates are based on availability.

How long will Orientation be?

Fall Orientation is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

All students are required to complete the two-day program:

  • Day One: University Life
  • Day Two: College Connection
What will Orientation be like?

During your Orientation Experience, you will:

  • Connect with Orientation Leaders and students within your major.
  • Meet representatives from different campus departments.
  • Learn more about campus and resources available to you.
Where can I find the Orientation Schedule?

The Orientation Schedule will be shared with you via our mobile schedule in the Guidebook App.

Our mobile app schedule will launch August 2022.

What if I require special accommodations?

If you need accommodations to support you in your Orientation experience, the Center for Leadership and Engagement will coordinate those arrangements for you.

Please provide those details on the Orientation Registration form.

When do I register for classes?

Academic Advisors will be reaching out to all new students as early as May and throughout the summer to schedule a meeting with you to discuss your schedule for the fall semester.

How do I change my major?

Please contact Undergraduate Admissions for assistance with changing your major.