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The University of Texas at Dallas

Programs for New Students

New Student Programs offers many ways for UT Dallas students to get involved and build their leadership skills.  For more specific information about each program we offer, please click on the links below.

Comet Camp

The three days of Comet Camp are a time for meeting new friends, learning about UT Dallas, reflecting on the journey ahead, and most importantly, having fun.

Success Camp

The road to academic success at UT Dallas begins with Success Camp.

These sessions include a day of intensive learning designed to help freshmen, like you, succeed at the University.

Road Warriors

Road Warriors a series of events designed just for commuter students.

We host events to get you involved on campus and target your special needs as a student who commutes.

Road Warriors is open to all students—not just freshman!  

Orientation Team Mentors

Orientation Team Mentors (OTMs) are high-profile student leaders at UT Dallas. OTMs help incoming students with their transition to the University and plan activities.

Being an OTM is a great way to help other students and gain valuable leadership skills.

Selection occurs in October and November every year.

Comet Families

Comet Families is an avenue for family members and parents of UT Dallas students to get information on the campus, find out about special events and important deadlines, and get resources on issues facing their college student.