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Online Orientation Schedule

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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.

Time Required student events
Start of day

Rock Chalk Welcome
Online Orientation sessions will kick off with a “Rock Chalk” welcome video that prepares students for the day’s events and introduces them to key academic resources at KU.

8:30–9:15 a.m.

Student to Student, group 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 and peer advisor, 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 a.m.

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

10–10:45 a.m.

Student to Student, group 2

11 a.m.–noon

Advising appointment, group 2

11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

Student to Student, group 3

12:30–1:30 p.m.

Advising appointment, group 3

1–1:45 p.m.

Student to Student, group 4

2–3 p.m.

Advising appointment, group 4

2:30–3:15 p.m.

Student to Student, group 5

3:30–4:30 p.m.

Advising appointment, group 5

End of day

Closing video
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 Hospitality Help Room
8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Need assistance or support during your Orientation session? Visit our Virtual Hospitality Help Room, where staff members from the Office of First-Year Experience will be ready to answer your questions or help with any advising or IT concerns.