|ORIENTATION IS MANDATORY: All first time degree seeking students attending the University of Connecticut at Storrs are required to attend an Orientation session in order to register for classes.
If you have been accepted to the University of Connecticut and will be starting classes in January, the spring Orientation program has been designed for you.
|Sample Schedule (PDF) Spring 2017|
This program is a fast-paced, one-day session that runs from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. During Orientation, you will be on campus in an Orientation group with other new students. Each group is led by an Orientation Leader. You will will meet with an academic advisor, register for classes, learn what needs to be done before the spring semester begins, and attend some sessions that are mandatory for new students at the university.
This program is for new students only.
There are no parent Orientation programs offered during the spring Orientation period. Parent Orientation programs are offered during the Mid-May through Mid-July phase of Orientation only.
Cost to Attend
The cost of the one-day Transfer program is $115.00.
Charge pays for:
All forms of payment must be from a United States affiliated bank.
NOTE: Payment of an Orientation reservation secures the reservation for the desired date. If payment is not made at the time the reservation form is completed the date is still open for other students to reserve. That means your Orientation date can be taken away from you by another student who pays for the session.
There are three options for payment:
Visit the Transfer Orientation Sign Up page to review the session schedule and sign up once you receive your Orientation email invitation which will be sent starting in mid-November to all students who payed the $300 enrollment deposit.
Confirming Your Session
An email confirmation will be sent almost immediately after you submit your orientation reservation. If you do not receive a confirmation check your SPAM and/or JUNK MAIL folders. This email indicates you are “confirmed” for the session you selected. Emails are sent to your personal email address that the University has on file and also your UConn email address.
Contact the Office of Orientation Services at (860) 486-4866 if you haven’t received your email confirmation within 24 hours of submitting your online Orientation reservation. Check both your SPAM and/or JUNK MAIL folders before you call.
Do not make any travel arrangements until you receive an email from the Office of Orientation Services confirming your assigned Orientation session.
Residence Halls open on Sunday, January 15, 2017. New students cannot move in before this time to attend an early Orientation session.