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Orientation

Orientation is your next step in joining the Jayhawk community. Orientation will provide you opportunities to do the following:

Discover. You will learn what it means to be a University of Kansas student, both in and out of the classroom, and will get your first KU class schedule. You will also explore opportunities to participate in research, service, and global initiatives.

Engage. You will meet other new and current students, faculty and staff while learning how to navigate KU. You will also interact with student services and get an understanding of how KU supports new students.

Belong. Learn about campus services, activities and resources and see what connections can be made during your first year at KU. You will feel better prepared to start your KU experience.

Freshmen

Orientation sessions are 1 or 2-day events. By paying the New Student Fee, you have paid for your orientation. Guests can attend for an additional fee. To register, follow these steps:

1 Create your KU Online ID

You'll need your student ID number from your admission letter or the admission status page. (It's not the user name used to apply for admission.) Need help? 785-864-8080 or itcsc@ku.edu

2 Pay your New Student Fee

The new student fee counts toward your fall tuition bill.

3 Register for Orientation

Or, change or cancel your orientation date.

4 Plan your trip

Such as your transcript, lodging, directions to KU, and parking.

Transfers

Transfer Orientation sessions are 1/2-day or 1-day events. Students will have a first-year student fee placed on their tuition bill following the event. Guests can attend for an additional fee. To register, follow these steps:

1 Create your KU Online ID

You'll need your student ID number from your admission letter or the admission status page. (It's not the user name used to apply for admission.) Need help? 785-864-8080 or itcsc@ku.edu

2 Register for Orientation

Or, change or cancel your orientation date.

3 Plan your trip

Such as your transcript, lodging, directions to KU, and parking.

Readmits

Readmitted students have the option of attending a 1-day Orientation. If you choose to attend an event, follow these steps:

1 Create your KU Online ID

You'll need your student ID number from your admission letter or the admission status page. (It's not the user name used to apply for admission.) Need help? 785-864-8080 or itcsc@ku.edu

2 Register for Orientation

Or, change or cancel your orientation date.

3 Plan your trip

Such as your transcript, lodging, directions to KU, and parking.

Edwards Campus

The KU Edwards Campus will be offering an Undergraduate Transfer Student Orientation & Enrollment program on Thursday, April 25 from 3-5 p.m. This program is for admitted students (2014 summer and fall) in the following undergraduate programs. Please note you will be able to participate in the regular Orientation & Enrollment program on July 29 if you are unable to attend this program. Students will receive registration information from their academic advisors by email.

  • College of Liberal Arts & Science (CLAS)
  • School of Social Welfare-BSW
  • School of Engineering-BSIT
  • School of Education-Exercise Science
  • School of Business-BBA

The Fall 2014 Orientation and Enrollment program will be held on Tuesday, July 29, 6-8 p.m. Students will receive registration information from their academic advisors by email.

Questions? Please contact Adrienne Collins Runnebaum, KU Edwards Campus director of Student Success at 913-897-8461.

International

Orientation for International Students is coordinated by International Student Services. Information for this intensive orientation program, titled "You at KU" can be found at the link below.

"You at KU" International Student Orientation

Graduate/Med/Law

The Office of First-Year Experience does not coordinate orientation programs for students admitted to graduate programs, the KU School of Medicine, or the KU School of Law. Orientation information for those programs can be found at the links below.

Graduate School Orientation

KU School of Medicine

KU School of Law

 


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