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Preparing for Orientation

Orientation for international students is a one-day program held in January for students entering in spring, in May for students entering in summer, and in August for students entering in fall. Family members and guests are welcome to attend and discover ways to support their student during their time at UT.


Orientation check-in begins at 7 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (January) or Eastern Daylight Time (May-August) in the Student Union.

Schedule Highlights

7–7:45 a.m. Check-in
8 a.m. Welcome and sessions begin
12:15 p.m. Lunch (included in student and guest fees)
1:15 p.m. Additional orientation sessions
5 p.m. Advising and course registration conclude