Freshmen Orientation

new students


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Summer 2022 Orientation Registration

During orientation, you'll learn about how to get a great start at TU while meeting current and fellow incoming students. Don't forget to register your family members for Family Orientation. Registration is open, so choose your orientation date today!

Register Here [TU ID Log-in]

Prior to attending orientation, students must complete a mandatory online pre-orientation module. The pre-orientation must be completed at least 48 hours prior to attending orientation.

Pre-Orientation Module

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Freshman To-Do List 

Here are the next steps you need to follow to get ready for your journey at TU.

Freshman To-Do List 

New Student Orientation Fee

An orientation fee of up to $150 is charged to all incoming students on your bursar’s bill. The fee covers your orientation, all Welcome to TU programs, orientation materials which include a bag, planner, new student guide, lanyard, and t-shirt, and student staffing for all of the programs. Download our fee policy here.

For students who may need a fee waiver, please complete this form.


Orientation At-A-Glance

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Pre-Orientation Module

Complete your pre-orientaiton module at least 48 hours prior to Summer Orientation. Your family can use Guest access to view.

Pre-Orientation Module Log-In
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Welcome to TU

Attend mandatory and optional Welcome to TU (W2TU) events in August from move in through the weekend before classes start.

Welcome to TU

Frequently Asked Questions

New Student Orientation is a mandatory program designed to introduce you to TU’s academic expectations and help you meet fellow incoming students. You will learn about your course schedule, academic standards, living on/off campus and what it means to be a part of the TU community. 

No. The Office of Academic Advising registers new first-year students for the fall term. You must fill out the Academic Interest Form in order for advisers to place you in classes. 

Yes. You must register your guest at the same time you sign up for your New Student Orientation session. Each guest will attend Family Orientation and will not attend student-only sessions. 

Freshman students can apply for on-campus housing through Housing and Residence Life  (separate requests are needed to live in Millennium Hall or West Village 1 and Tubman House).

If you are looking to live off-campus, TU has a new Off Campus Housing Finder that will help you locate apartment complexes close to campus.

An orientation fee of up to $150  is charged to your fall term bursar’s bill. Guests will not be charged for participating in the virtual version of family orientation, but will be charged $25 if they attend the in-person session for freshman families. Download our fee policy here.

For students who may need a fee waiver, please complete this form.

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