Welcome New Students!

We are excited to welcome you to new student orientation at the University of Arkansas!

Orientation is more than just academic advising and class registration. It's your official introduction to the U of A. Have fun, meet new people, learn about campus, and get acquainted with your new home.

During Orientation

  • Discover different campus services and resources like academic supportdining options, living on campus, health services, safety, and the best ways to get involved and enjoy your time here.
  • Meet other new students with similar majors and get to know upperclassmen that have great tips for getting started at the University of Arkansas.
  • Have the chance to enjoy an evening program packed with food, activities, prizes, and fun.
  • Learn about your college and major.
  • Be introduced to an academic advisor in order to create an academic plan and register for classes.
  • Find out what makes the University of Arkansas unique.

2014 Orientation Sessions

Spring Orientation
January 7
Summer Honors 2-Day Orientation Sessions
May 27-28 May 28-29
Summer Traditional 2-Day Orientation Sessions
May 29-30* June 9-10 June 10-11
June 11-12 June 12-13 June 16-17
June 17-18 June 18-19 June 19-20
August 11-12 August 13-14  
Summer Traditional 1-Day Orientation Sessions
June 23 June 24 June 25
June 26 June 27 August 21

* ARSC and ENGR students must be honors eligible to attend this session

Digital Preview Book

Want to know more information about your orientation session before you arrive on campus? Check out our digital preview book where you can see a sample schedule, find out what to bring, and learn what you should do before you arrive on campus.

You may also want to download the PDF.