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Orientation

Orientation is your next step in joining the Jayhawk community. Please select the tab below that best relates to you to get more information about orientation.

Freshmen

Orientation sessions are 1 or 2-day events. By paying the enrollment deposit, 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 Enrollment Deposit

The enrollment deposit 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 transfer enrollment deposit 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 offer the Orientation & Enrollment Programs on the following dates:

  • Summer/Fall 2015 Transfer Orientation & Enrollment program: Friday, April 27, 2:30-5 p.m.
  • Fall 2015 Orientation & Enrollment Program: Tuesday, August 4, 5:00-8 p.m. Check-in and the information fair begin at 5:00 p.m. The program will begin at 5:30 p.m.
  • Spring 2016 Orientation & Enrollment Program: Tuesday, January 12, 5:00-8 p.m. Check-in and the information fair begin at 5:00 p.m. The program will begin at 5:30 p.m.

Students will receive event details and registration information via email.

Questions? Please contact Mary Ryan, Assistant Vice Chancellor of Enrollment and Student Services at 913-897-8409 or mryan@ku.edu

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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