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Online Orientation Schedule

Spring 2021 Online Orientation: November 13 (transfer only), November 20, December 11, January 26

Each student will participate in a virtual Orientation experience on their designated date. On the day prior to your session, we’ll email you specific details about when to attend your Student-to-Student group and advising appointment. All times below are Central Standard Time (CST). 

TIME

STUDENT SCHEDULE

Start of day

Rock Chalk Welcome
Online Orientation sessions will kick off with a Rock Chalk Welcome video that prepares you for the day's events and introduces you to key academic resources at KU.

8:30-9:15 AM

Student-to-Student group, wave #1
Student-to-Student is your opportunity to connect with a whole new community of Jayhawks. You’ll meet your group’s designated Orientation assistant, who will introduce you to other new students with goals and interests similar to your own. Together, you’ll learn about KU resources and first-year opportunities and look ahead to the rest of the day’s Orientation events.

9:30-10:30 AM

Advising appointment, wave #1
In a one-on-one Zoom session, you and your academic advisor will discuss your academic plans for your first semester at KU, then build a schedule and enroll in classes for the spring.

10:00-10:45 AM

Student-to-Student group, wave #2
Student-to-Student is your opportunity to connect with a whole new community of Jayhawks. You’ll meet your group’s designated Orientation assistant, who will introduce you to other new students with goals and interests similar to your own. Together, you’ll learn about KU resources and first-year opportunities and look ahead to the rest of the day’s Orientation events.

11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Advising appointment, wave #2
In a one-on-one Zoom session, you and your academic advisor will discuss your academic plans for your first semester at KU, then build a schedule and enroll in classes for the spring.

11:30 AM-12:15 PM

Student-to-Student group, wave #3
Student-to-Student is your opportunity to connect with a whole new community of Jayhawks. You’ll meet your group’s designated Orientation assistant, who will introduce you to other new students with goals and interests similar to your own. Together, you’ll learn about KU resources and first-year opportunities and look ahead to the rest of the day’s Orientation events.

12:30-1:30 PM

Advising appointment, wave #3
In a one-on-one Zoom session, you and your academic advisor will discuss your academic plans for your first semester at KU, then build a schedule and enroll in classes for the spring.

1:00-1:45 PM

Student-to-Student group, wave #4
Student-to-Student is your opportunity to connect with a whole new community of Jayhawks. You’ll meet your group’s designated Orientation assistant, who will introduce you to other new students with goals and interests similar to your own. Together, you’ll learn about KU resources and first-year opportunities and look ahead to the rest of the day’s Orientation events.

2:00-3:00 PM

Advising appointment, wave #4
In a one-on-one Zoom session, you and your academic advisor will discuss your academic plans for your first semester at KU, then build a schedule and enroll in classes for the spring.

2:30-3:30 PM

Opportunities Fair 
Discover campus resources and departments to support your academics and your intellectual and career interests by visiting with a variety of student support services.  

End of day

University Farewell
We'll wrap up with a look at the KU community and the kinds of students and opportunities you'll encounter when you become a Jayhawk.

VIRTUAL HELP ROOMS

8:00 AM-5:30 PM

Hospitality Virtual Room
Visit with a First-Year Experience staff member about Orientation and the first-year transition.

Advising Virtual Room
Discuss questions or concerns with an Undergraduate Advising representative. One-on-one appointments are available using Zoom.

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