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Orientation Dates

The Office of First-Year Experience will host orientation sessions from June 9 – July 17, and will resume operations mid-August for additional dates. There are also sessions in April for transfer students.

Most students starting at the University of Kansas in Fall of 2015 will attend a one-day session during the summer, though a limited number of two-day sessions will also be held. Date availability is determined by a student’s major and the capacity of advising units on given days. There are also dates specific to incoming freshmen and transfer students. For the most accurate list of dates available, please begin the registration process. The registration system will only show you dates in which advisors for your discipline are present, and which still have space available.

Orientation Schedule

Examples of schedules can be found below. Exact sessions, times, and content subject to change. For one day orientations, all students must be present from 8:30 a.m - 5 p.m. and attend all sessions in order to enroll in classes. For two day sessions, students must be present from 1-6:30 p.m. on day one and 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. on day two to enroll in classes. All schedules include both a student schedule and a parent/guest schedule.

One-day example
Two-day example 
Transfer orientation example

Orientation Dates

Dates subject to change. Visit the registration system for the most up-to-date listing.

2015 Orientation Dates
Date Students Academic Fields
Friday, April 10, 2015 Transfer CLAS - Arts, CLAS - Humanities & International Studies, CLAS - Natural Sciences & Math, CLAS - Social & Behavioral Sciences, CLAS - Undecided, Education & Pre-Education, Journalism & Pre-Journalism, Pharmacy & Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Business
Saturday, April 11, 2015 Transfer CLAS - Humanities & International Studies, CLAS - Natural Sciences & Math, CLAS - Social & Behavioral Sciences, CLAS - Undecided, Design, Education & Pre-Education, Engineering, Health Professions & Pre-Heath Professions, Journalism & Pre-Journalism, Music, Nursing & Pre-Nursing, Pharmacy & Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Business, Pre-Engineering, Pre-Music, Social Welfare & Pre-Social Welfare
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 Freshman CLAS - Arts, CLAS - Humanities & International Studies, CLAS - Natural Sciences & Math, CLAS - Undecided, Design, Education & Pre-Education, Health Professions & Pre-Heath Professions, Journalism & Pre-Journalism, Music, Pharmacy & Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Business, Pre-Engineering, Social Welfare & Pre-Social Welfare
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 Transfer CLAS - Arts, CLAS - Humanities & International Studies, CLAS - Natural Sciences & Math, CLAS - Social & Behavioral Sciences, CLAS - Undecided, Education & Pre-Education, Engineering, Health Professions & Pre-Heath Professions, Journalism & Pre-Journalism, Music, Nursing & Pre-Nursing, Pharmacy & Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Architecture, Pre-Business, Social Welfare & Pre-Social Welfare
Thursday, June 11, 2015 to Friday, June 12, 2015 Freshman Business, CLAS - Social & Behavioral Sciences, CLAS - Undecided, Engineering, Nursing & Pre-Nursing
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 to Wednesday, June 17, 2015 Freshman CLAS - Natural Sciences & Math, CLAS - Undecided, Engineering, Nursing & Pre-Nursing, Pre-Business
Thursday, June 18, 2015 Freshman Business, CLAS - Humanities & International Studies, CLAS - Natural Sciences & Math, CLAS - Undecided, Design, Education & Pre-Education, Journalism & Pre-Journalism, Music, Nursing & Pre-Nursing, Pharmacy & Pre-Pharmacy
Friday, June 19, 2015 Freshman CLAS - Arts, CLAS - Humanities & International Studies, CLAS - Natural Sciences & Math, CLAS - Social & Behavioral Sciences, CLAS - Undecided, Design, Education & Pre-Education, Health Professions & Pre-Heath Professions, Journalism & Pre-Journalism, Pre-Architecture
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 Freshman Architecture, Business, CLAS - Natural Sciences & Math, CLAS - Social & Behavioral Sciences, CLAS - Undecided, Design, Education & Pre-Education, Music, Pre-Engineering
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 Freshman CLAS - Arts, CLAS - Humanities & International Studies, CLAS - Natural Sciences & Math, CLAS - Social & Behavioral Sciences, CLAS - Undecided, Education & Pre-Education, Health Professions & Pre-Heath Professions, Nursing & Pre-Nursing, Pharmacy & Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Design, Pre-Music, Social Welfare & Pre-Social Welfare
Thursday, June 25, 2015 to Friday, June 26, 2015 Freshman CLAS - Natural Sciences & Math, CLAS - Undecided, Engineering, Journalism & Pre-Journalism, Nursing & Pre-Nursing, Pre-Business
Monday, June 29, 2015 Freshman Business, CLAS - Natural Sciences & Math, CLAS - Social & Behavioral Sciences, CLAS - Undecided, Design, Education & Pre-Education, Journalism & Pre-Journalism, Pharmacy & Pre-Pharmacy
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 Freshman CLAS - Arts, CLAS - Natural Sciences & Math, CLAS - Social & Behavioral Sciences, CLAS - Undecided, Design, Education & Pre-Education, Health Professions & Pre-Heath Professions, Journalism & Pre-Journalism, Nursing & Pre-Nursing
Wednesday, July 1, 2015 Transfer Business, CLAS - Arts, CLAS - Humanities & International Studies, CLAS - Natural Sciences & Math, CLAS - Social & Behavioral Sciences, CLAS - Undecided, Design, Education & Pre-Education, Journalism & Pre-Journalism, Music, Pharmacy & Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Architecture, Pre-Business, Pre-Engineering, Social Welfare & Pre-Social Welfare
Monday, July 6, 2015 Freshman CLAS - Arts, CLAS - Humanities & International Studies, CLAS - Natural Sciences & Math, CLAS - Social & Behavioral Sciences, CLAS - Undecided, Education & Pre-Education, Health Professions & Pre-Heath Professions, Journalism & Pre-Journalism, Social Welfare & Pre-Social Welfare
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 Freshman Architecture, Business, CLAS - Natural Sciences & Math, CLAS - Social & Behavioral Sciences, CLAS - Undecided, Education & Pre-Education, Health Professions & Pre-Heath Professions, Pharmacy & Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Engineering
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 Freshman CLAS - Arts, CLAS - Humanities & International Studies, CLAS - Natural Sciences & Math, CLAS - Social & Behavioral Sciences, CLAS - Undecided, Education & Pre-Education, Journalism & Pre-Journalism, Music, Pharmacy & Pre-Pharmacy, Social Welfare & Pre-Social Welfare
Thursday, July 9, 2015 to Friday, July 10, 2015 Freshman Business, CLAS - Natural Sciences & Math, CLAS - Undecided, Engineering
Tuesday, July 14, 2015 Freshman CLAS - Humanities & International Studies, CLAS - Natural Sciences & Math, CLAS - Social & Behavioral Sciences, CLAS - Undecided, Design, Education & Pre-Education, Health Professions & Pre-Heath Professions, Nursing & Pre-Nursing, Pre-Architecture, Pre-Business, Pre-Engineering
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 Transfer Architecture, CLAS - Arts, CLAS - Humanities & International Studies, CLAS - Natural Sciences & Math, CLAS - Social & Behavioral Sciences, CLAS - Undecided, Design, Education & Pre-Education, Engineering, Journalism & Pre-Journalism, Nursing & Pre-Nursing, Pre-Business, Pre-Design, Pre-Music
Thursday, July 16, 2015 to Friday, July 17, 2015 Freshman CLAS - Undecided, Education & Pre-Education, Engineering, Nursing & Pre-Nursing, Pre-Business
Thursday, August 13, 2015 Transfer CLAS - Arts, CLAS - Humanities & International Studies, CLAS - Natural Sciences & Math, CLAS - Social & Behavioral Sciences, CLAS - Undecided, Education & Pre-Education, Engineering, Health Professions & Pre-Heath Professions, Journalism & Pre-Journalism, Pre-Business, Pre-Engineering, Social Welfare & Pre-Social Welfare
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 Freshman Architecture, CLAS - Arts, CLAS - Humanities & International Studies, CLAS - Natural Sciences & Math, CLAS - Social & Behavioral Sciences, CLAS - Undecided, Design, Education & Pre-Education, Health Professions & Pre-Heath Professions, Journalism & Pre-Journalism, Pharmacy & Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Business
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 Freshman Architecture, CLAS - Arts, CLAS - Humanities & International Studies, CLAS - Natural Sciences & Math, CLAS - Social & Behavioral Sciences, CLAS - Undecided, Education & Pre-Education, Health Professions & Pre-Heath Professions, Journalism & Pre-Journalism, Pharmacy & Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Architecture, Pre-Business, Pre-Design, Pre-Engineering, Social Welfare & Pre-Social Welfare
Architecture
Business
CLAS - Arts
CLAS - Humanities & International Studies
CLAS - Natural Sciences & Math
CLAS - Public Affairs & Administration
CLAS - Social & Behavioral Sciences
CLAS - Undecided
Design
Education & Pre-Education
Engineering
Health Professions & Pre-Heath Professions
Journalism & Pre-Journalism
Music
Nursing & Pre-Nursing
Pharmacy & Pre-Pharmacy
Pre-Architecture
Pre-Business
Pre-Design
Pre-Engineering
Pre-Music
Social Welfare & Pre-Social Welfare
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