Summer New Student Orientation Dates and Draft Schedules

Please view the first year and transfer New Student Orientation program dates by college below.
For Freshmen Connection Orientation programs, please click here.

Please click on a schedule name below to view/download a draft schedule (as a PDF file). Schedule information, locations, and times may change slightly without notice & will be updated here periodically.

Please visit the Students, Parents & Families, and Arrival Guide menus above for specific New Student Orientation program and arrival information, respectively.

Parent and Family Orientation Programs will be offered during every program except May 4th, May 5th, May 8th, May 11th, August 16th-17th, and August 21st.

All international students, please contact the Office of International Student & Scholar Services first regarding required orientation and immigration information for international students.

First Year New Student Orientation Dates

To learn more about our first year programs and to register, please visit this page.

* = Some majors may not be advising on this day-please call our office or check our registration system for availability.

Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR)  –»

June 7th and 8th (Honors College ONLY)

June 14th and 15th (College Park Scholars ONLY)

June 28th and 29th

July 26th and 27th

August 22nd (International Only) [1-day program]

August 23rd (International included) [1-day program]

Architecture, Planning and Preservation (ARCH)  –»

June 5th and 6th (Global Communities & all other students)

June 12th and 13th (Honors College ONLY)

June 21st and June 22nd (College Park Scholars ONLY)

July 10th and 11th (Student Athletes & IAP & Civicus & all other students)

August 18th [1-day program]

August 24th [1-day program]

Arts and Humanities (ARHU)*  –»

June 5th and 6th

June 12th and 13th (Honors College ONLY)

June 14th and 15th (College Park Scholars ONLY)

June 19th and 20th (uTERP & Student Athletes & Civicus & all other students)

June 26th and 27th (Global Communities & Civicus & all other students)

June 29th and 30th (Honors College ONLY)

July 10th and 11th (Student Athletes & IAP & Civicus & all other students)

July 17th and 18th (College Park Scholars ONLY)

August 18th [1-day program]

August 22nd (INT) [1-day program]

August 23rd (INT) [1-day program]

Robert H. Smith School of Business (BMGT)  –»

May 30th and 31st

June 1st and 2nd (Civicus & all other students)

June 5th and 6th (Global Communities & all other students)

June 7th and 8th (Honors College ONLY)

June 12th and 13th (Honors College ONLY)

June 14th and 15th (College Park Scholars ONLY)

June 19th and 20th (uTERP & Student Athletes & Civicus & all other students)

June 21st and 22nd (College Park Scholars ONLY)

June 26th and 27th (Global Communities & Civicus & all other students)

June 28th and 29th

July 10th and 11th (Student Athletes & IAP & Civicus & all other students)

July 12th and 13th (Honors College ONLY)

July 17th and 18th (College Park Scholars ONLY)

July 19th and 20th

July 24th and 25th

July 26th and 27th

August 22nd (Int) [1-day program]

August 24th [1-day program]

Behavioral and Social Sciences (BSOS)*  –»

June 1st and 2nd (Civicus & all other students)

June 5th and 6th (Global Communities & all other students)

June 7th and 8th (Honors College ONLY)

June 12th and 13th (Honors College ONLY)

June 14th and 15th (College Park Scholars ONLY)

June 19th and 20th (uTERP & Student Athletes & Civicus & all other students)

June 21st and 22nd (College Park Scholars ONLY)

June 26th and 27th (Global Communities & Civicus & all other students)

June 28th and 29th

July 10th and 11th (Student Athletes & IAP & Civicus & all other students)

July 12th and 13th (Honors College ONLY)

July 17th and 18th (College Park Scholars ONLY)

July 19th and 20th

July 24th and 25th

August 18th [1-day program]

August 22nd (INT Only) [1-day program]

Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences (CMNS)*  –»

June 1st and 2nd (Civicus & all other students)

June 5th and 6th (Global Communities & all other students)

June 7th and 8th (Honors College ONLY)

June 12th and 13th (Honors College ONLY)

June 14th and 15th (College Park Scholars ONLY)

June 19th and 20th (uTERP & Student Athletes & Civicus & all other students)

June 21st and 22nd (College Park Scholars ONLY)

June 26th and 27th (Global Communities & Civicus & all other students)

June 29th and 30th (Honors College ONLY)

July 10th and 11th (Student Athletes & IAP & Civicus & all other students)

July 12th and 13th (Honors College ONLY)

July 17th and 18th (College Park Scholars ONLY)

July 19th and 20th

July 24th and 25th

July 26th and 27th

August 18th [1-day program]

August 22nd (INT) [1-day program]

August 24th (INT Only) [1-day program]

Education (EDUC)  –»

June 5th and 6th (Global Communities & all other students)

June 7th and 8th (Honors College ONLY)

June 14th and 15th (College Park Scholars ONLY)

June 19th and 20th (uTERP & Student Athletes & Civicus & all other students)

June 21st and 22nd (College Park Scholars ONLY)

July 26th and 27th

August 22nd (INT) [1-day program]

August 23rd (INT) [1-day program]

A. James Clark School of Engineering (ENGR)  –»

June 1st and 2nd (Civicus & all other students)

June 7th and 8th (Honors College ONLY)

June 12th and 13th (Honors College ONLY)

June 14th and 15th (College Park Scholars ONLY)

June 19th and 20th (uTERP & Student Athletes & Civicus & FLEXUS/VIRTUS Students & all other students)

July 10th and 11th (Student Athletes & IAP & Civicus & all other students)

July 12th and 13th (Honors College ONLY)

July 17th and 18th (College Park Scholars ONLY)

August 18th [1-day program]

August 22nd (INT Only)[1-day program]

Information Studies (INFO)  –»

June 7th and 8th (Honors College ONLY)

June 14th and 15th (College Park Scholars ONLY)

June 19th and 20th (uTERP & Student Athletes & Civicus & all other students)

July 24th and 25th

August 23rd (INT) [1-day program]

Philip Merrill College of Journalism (JOUR)  –»

June 1st and 2nd (Civicus & all other students)

June 5th and 6th (Global Communities & all other students)

June 12th and 13th (Honors College ONLY)

June 14th and 15th (College Park Scholars ONLY)

June 19th and 20th (uTERP & Student Athletes & Civicus & all other students)

June 21st and 22nd (College Park Scholars ONLY)

June 26th and 27th (Global Communities & Civicus & all other students)

June 28th and 29th

July 10th and 11th (Student Athletes & IAP & Civicus & all other students)

August 23rd (INT) [1-day program]

Letters and Sciences (LTSC)  –»

May 30th and 31st

June 1st and 2nd (Civicus & all other students)

June 5th and 6th (Global Communities & all other students)

June 7th and 8th (Honors College ONLY)

June 14th and 15th (College Park Scholars ONLY)

June 19th and 20th (uTERP & Student Athletes & Civicus & all other students)

June 21st and 22nd (College Park Scholars ONLY)

June 26th and 27th (Global Communities & Civicus & all other students)

June 28th and 29th

July 10th and 11th (Student Athletes & IAP & Civicus & all other students)

July 12th and 13th (Honors College ONLY)

July 17th and 18th (College Park Scholars ONLY)

July 19th and 20th

July 24th and 25th

July 26th and 27th

August 18th [1-day program]

August 22nd (INT Only) [1-day program]

August 24th [1-day program]

School of Public Health (SPHL)*  –»

June 1st and 2nd (Civicus & all other students)

June 19th and 20th (uTERP & Student Athletes & Civicus & all other students)

June 21st and 22nd (College Park Scholars ONLY)

June 28th and 29th

July 10th and 11th (Student Athletes & IAP & Civicus & all other students)

July 19th and 20th

July 26th and 27th

Public Policy (PLCY)  –»

June 12th and 13th (Honors College ONLY)

June 21st and 22nd (College Park Scholars ONLY)

June 26th and 27th (Global Communities & Civicus & all other students)

July 10th and 11th (Student Athletes & IAP & Civicus & all other students)

July 19th and 20th

August 22nd (INT) [1-day program]