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FRESHMAN & TRANSFER STEPS TO ORIENTATION

 

Now that you’ve registered, you can begin preparing for your session. These next steps will help your advisor assist you in building your ideal course schedule when you enroll at Orientation.

ONLINE ORIENTATION COURSE

One week prior to your Orientation session, you'll receive access to a required online course that will prepare you for Orientation and your transition to campus. You’ll receive an email with details on how to access this course. To log in to the course, you’ll need your KU online ID and password (which you should have received and set up after paying your enrollment deposit).

The Orientation online course will introduce you to programs and resources that will help you plan for your education and prepare for enrollment. To log in to the course, you’ll need your KU online ID and password.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Transcripts »

To enroll in classes at Orientation, you must submit previous college transcripts, concurrent enrollment transcripts, and exam scores at least two weeks before your Orientation date. High School transcripts must be submitted to the Office of Admissions by July 1st. 

Earned Credit and Placement »

Your ACT/SAT scores and Advanced Placement/International Baccalaureate credits determine your placement. To enroll in more advanced KU classes, consider taking a placement exam:

  • Language placement »
    If you plan to enroll in a KU language course, we highly recommend taking a language placement exam prior to June 1. Your advisor will work with you at Orientation to identify a language course that fits your placement and requirements. 
  • Math placement »
    Many students choose to take a math placement exam to gain entry into a higher-level course. If students wish to take KU’s online math placement exam for the fall semester, it is recommended to do so at least two days prior to their orientation date.

Immunizations »

You will need to submit your immunization history to Watkins Health Services. The preferred method is through the secure patient portal accessible 72 hours after enrollment. If you are unable to submit your records through the patient portal, they can be sent by email or fax. You may email your records to immcompliance@ku.edu.

KU Record Updates »

If your intended major or contact information has changed, update your official KU record. Please allow five business days for all updates to be processed.

ACCOMMODATIONS REQUESTS

If you have concerns related to technology or accessibility, you can request accommodations in advance of your Orientation session by filling out this form. If you're unable to access the form for any reason, contact the Office of First-Year Experience at firstyear@ku.edu or 785-864-4270.


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