All new undergraduate students are required to attend an orientation. Each program is designed for your specific needs.
Freshman Orientation is required for all new undergraduate students graduating from high school in the past calendar year. If you are an incoming freshman, attending orientation is one of the first steps to getting started at UT Dallas!
Graduate Student Orientation
Graduate Student Orientation is an optional program for new graduate students.
International Student Orientation
International Student Orientation is required if you are an F-1 or J-1 visa holder, enrolling at UT Dallas for the first time.
International undergraduate students are strongly encouraged to attend Freshman Orientation or Transfer Orientation. A special meeting at these orientations will fulfill your International Student Orientation requirement.
Resources for New Students
If you have not applied to UT Dallas, please visit the Office of Admissions and Enrollment. If you have been admitted, please refer to the "Steps After Admission" page for freshmen students or transfer students for more information.
New students who are veterans, current military members, military spouses and dependents, and ROTC cadets should visit the Military and Veteran Center for additional resources.
2018 Orientation Slideshow
Download a copy of the Orientation slideshow.
Contact UsDirections to UT Dallas Campus Map
Director, New Student Programs
Assistant Director, Student Transition Programs
Katie (Knable) Russo
Assistant Director, International Center
For emergencies, contact the UT Dallas Police at 972-883-2222.
For persons with disabilities, please call 972-883-6171 or visit the Student AccessAbility website for more information. TX Relay: 1-800-RELAYTX.