Summer 2024 Orientation Schedule

UConn Stamford

Our upcoming Orientation schedule is below. Before reviewing the sessions, please read more about our task list and Orientation program.

ORIENTATION SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE

Schedule

Check-in
Check in with staff, enjoy a continental breakfast

Welcome remarks
Stamford Campus Dean shares the importance of getting connected to services and asking for help from the Office of Student Services staff

Engagement/Diversity Activity
Orientation Leaders will lead an ice breaker for participants to get to know one another prior to engaging in a Diversity Activity. Diversity Activity will allow for participants to self-disclose and learn about the importance of individual identities and recognize the similarities and differences among student groups.

Protect Our Pack - Presented by the Rowan Center
UConn is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for all of our students, staff and faculty. As part of this commitment, the University requires that incoming undergraduate students on all UConn campuses complete an interpersonal violence prevention program known as Protect Our Pack.

Resource Fair/Lunch
Various campus and community partners will be present to showcase their services. By engaging with at least 5 offices/services, participants will receive a gift

UConn Trivia
Engage in a fun and interactive trivia game while learning the top things to know in order to be successful at UConn

Advising 101 and Academic Advising by Majors
Meet with the advising staff to learn about general education and major requirements, general academic policies and plan for course registration

 

First-Year Student Orientation

Orientation is a 2-day program required for all first-year students at UConn Stamford. Your first day will be spent on-campus connecting with peers and administrators in person, learning about campus resources, and beginning the advising process. On your second day, you will meet virtually with an advisor one-on-one or in small groups to discuss your academic plan for the fall semester and register for courses.

Session Date
1 June 4–5
2 June 11–12
3 June 17–18
4 June 25–26
5 July 9–10
6 July 16–17
7 July 30–31

Transfer Student Orientation

We host a 1-day Orientation program for transfer students. You will connect with peers and administrators, learn about campus resources, participate in academic advising, and register for courses.

Session Date
A June 13
B July 18
C August 1

International Student Orientation

We host a 1-day Orientation program for international students. You will connect with peers and administrators, learn about campus resources, participate in academic advising, and register for courses.

Session Date
International August 22

First-Year Student Orientation

Orientation is a 2-day program required for all first-year students at UConn Stamford. Your first day will be spent on-campus connecting with peers and administrators in person, learning about campus resources, and beginning the advising process. On your second day, you will meet virtually with an advisor one-on-one or in small groups to discuss your academic plan for the fall semester and register for courses.

Select your school/college below to view the Orientation sessions available for you:
Additional sessions will be added to the schedule if current sessions are filled to capacity.

ACES (Academic Center for Exploratory Students)

Session Date
1 June 4-5
2 June 11-12
3 June 17-18
4 June 25-26
5 July 9-10
6 July 16-17
7 July 30-31

College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources

Session Date
1 June 4-5
3 June 17-18
5 July 9-10

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Session Date
1 June 4-5
2 June 11-12
3 June 17-18
4 June 25-26
5 July 9-10
6 July 16-17
7 July 30-31

School of Business

Session Date
1 June 4-5
2 June 11-12
3 June 17-18
4 June 25-26
5 July 9-10
6 July 16-17
7 July 30-31

School of Engineering

Session Date
1 June 4-5
2 June 11-12
3 June 17-18
4 June 25-26
5 July 9-10
6 July 16-17
7 July 30-31

School of Fine Arts

Session Date
4 June 25-26

School of Pharmacy

Session Date
1 June 4-5
3 June 17-18
5 July 9-10

Transfer Student Orientation

We host a 1-day Orientation program for transfer students. You will connect with peers and administrators, learn about campus resources, participate in academic advising, and register for courses.

Select your school/college below to view the Orientation sessions available for you:
Additional sessions will be added to the schedule if current sessions are filled to capacity.

ACES (Academic Center for Exploratory Students)

Session Date
A June 13
B July 18
C August 1

College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources

Session Date
A June 13
B July 18
C August 1

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Session Date
A June 13
B July 18
C August 1

School of Business

Session Date
A June 13
B July 18
C August 1

School of Engineering

Session Date
A June 13
B July 18
C August 1

School of Fine Arts

Session Date
A June 13
B July 18
C August 1

School of Pharmacy

Session Date
A June 13
B July 18
C August 1

International Student Orientation

We host a 1-day Orientation program for international students. You will connect with peers and administrators, learn about campus resources, participate in academic advising, and register for courses. 

There is 1 session for UConn Stamford international students:

Arrival to campus & Move-In: Tuesday, August 20

CISS Welcome & Support Program: Wednesday, August 21

University Orientation: Thursday, August 22

UConn Regional Undergraduate Family Orientation – Summer 2024

Family Orientation is a program designed to educate our husky family members about offices, services, resources, and processes that can help you in supporting your student as they transition to UConn.

This webinar series is open to family members of all regional campus students. The series consists of 8, 1-hour webinars. It was designed with flexibility in mind. So, family members are able to participate live from anywhere when the webinar is scheduled or watch a recording at their leisure.

Registration is required to access the series.

Webinar series registration link:

https://uconn-cmr.webex.com/webappng/sites/uconn-cmr/webinar/webinarSeries/register/425198218666467196d8b09f19aed902

Schedule (all webinars are from 6-7pm EST)

June 11: Privacy @ UConn
June 12: Financial Responsibility
June 13: Student Health and Wellness
June 18: University Safety
June 19: Disability Services
June 20: Understanding Advising
June 25: Eating in Your Community
June 26: Career Development

Webinar Descriptions

June 11: Privacy @ UConn

University Privacy will provide an overview of FERPA, how students can designate access, and other resources.

June 12: Financial Responsibility

One Stop and the Bursar will discuss payment methods, types of aid, an overview of deadline and other resources.

June 13: Student Health and Wellness

Student Health and Wellness will review required documentation, an overview of their services, and how a family member can support their student.

June 18: University Safety

University Safety will share information about how students can access help and provide insight for how students can remain safe both on campus and in their respective community.

June 19: Disability Services

The Center for Disability Services will discuss the differences between high school and college accommodations, the types of accommodations the university offers, required documentation and the registration process, and other resources.

June 20: Understanding Advising

Advising staff will discuss general degree requirements, the academic calendar, the advising process, the advisor/advisee relationship, transfer credits, and other important information.

June 25: Eating in Your Community

Representatives from each regional campus will review eating options, Husky Harvest, how to plan for dietary accommodations, and other relevant information.

June 26: Career Development

The Center for Career Development will provide an overview of career progression during college, services, and recourse available to students and alumni.

In-Person Family Orientation

Each regional campus is also hosting an in-person event where family members of new students are invited to come explore campus, meet staff and administrators, and learn about campus specific programs/resources. Registration for this event will be available in the Family Onboarding Portal. Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email with information about parking, event location, etc.

Registration for the In-Person event will be available Mid-June

Stamford

July 18, 2024

5:30 pm

Colorful Stamford sign in front of the UConn Stamford apartment