Orientation Events on Campus

UConn offers many orientation programs to new students- you are required to attend some orientation programs, while others are optional.  Please use the chart below to find out more information about your orientation programs. This list does not include all orientations – for example, if you are a graduate student, your academic program or academic department might also require you to attend a departmental orientation.

Campus/Degree

Undergraduate Students

All Graduate Students

Graduate Students with Teaching Assistantships

Exchange Students

Storrs

May-July 2021
International Undergraduate Orientation

July-August 2021
ISSS Online Orientation

August 24, 2021
Early Move In to On-Campus Housing to participate in Welcome Program.
On-Campus Students: Submit the Residential Student Arrival Form.
Sign Up for the ISSS New Student Welcome Program

August 25, 2021
New Student Welcome Program 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
McHugh Hall rm 102

August 26, 2021
Mandatory Health Screenings 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Chemistry Building rm A120 (see your welcome program schedule for specific time)

May-August 2021
Graduate School Orientation (Online)

July-August 2021
ISSS Online Orientation

August 23, 2021

UPDATE: Monday's New Student Welcome Program events are cancelled.
New Student Welcome Program (sign up required)
Sessions 9:30 a.m-12:00 p.m. (CANCELLED)
Lunch 12:00-1:00 (CANCELLED)
Sessions/Campus Tours 1:00-3:30 (CANCELLED)
Activities planned for Tuesday-Friday are not cancelled.

August 24, 2021
Grad School Fall 2021 Welcome and Current Student Panel

August 25, 2021
Mandatory Health Screenings 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Chemistry Building rm A120

August 9, 2021
ITA Orientation for new International TAs - University of Connecticut American English Language Institute (UCAELI).

August 23, 2021
New Student Welcome Program (sign up required)
Sessions 9:30 a.m-12:00 p.m.
Lunch 12:00-1:00
Sessions/Campus Tours 1:00-3:30
Sign up for the ISSS New Student Welcome Program

August 24, 2021
TA Orientation for all new Teaching Assistants - Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL).

August 25, 2021
Mandatory Health Screenings 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Chemistry Building rm A120

Graduate Business Learning Center (GBLC)

MSBAPM - Recorded sessions throughout the summer.  Live virtual sessions August 23-28, 2021.

MSFRM - Contact your program for details.

MBA - Virtual sessions throughout August.  In-person sessions August 23-27, 2021. Contact MBA program for more details.

July-August 2021
ISSS Online Orientation for all graduate business students.

Stamford

May-August 2021

Stamford Undergraduate Orientation  (see special information for international students)
July-August 2021
ISSS Online Orientation for all stamford international students.

MSBAPM - Recorded sessions throughout the summer.  Live virtual sessions August 23-28, 2021.

MSFRM - Contact your program for details.

July-August 2021
ISSS Online Orientation for all graduate business students.

Law School

LLM and Exchange Orientation Schedule - Contact: LLM

JD and SJD Students - Contact your program for details.

July-August 2021
ISSS Online Orientation

Hartford, Avery Point, Waterbury

Avery Point Orientation (Online)- June-July

Hartford Campus Orientation (Online)- May-July

Waterbury Campus Orientation (Online) - June-July

July-August 2021
ISSS Online Orientation

After paying the $400 enrollment deposit students will receive and invitation to sign up for orientation in mid-May. Check your personal email!  All new undergraduate students must complete all online orientation modules before they can sign up for an advising appointment to enroll in classes for fall 2021.