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Family Orientation

The University of Tampa community is pleased to present Family Orientation to our parents, family and guardians.


The Spring Family Orientation schedule is now available.

Schedule Summary

All students will check in for orientation on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, at the Vaughn Information Desk between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Following checking in for orientation, residential students will then be able to move into their halls.

Please note that if you are a parent, family member or guardian of an international student (studying on a visa), international students should arrive on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, for a special International Student Orientation program. International students are also expected to attend all new student orientation activities beginning Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, through Friday, Jan. 13, 2017.

Parents, family members or guardians are free to help their students settle into their residence hall rooms on Thursday, Jan. 12, prior to their floor meeting, which will take place at 7 p.m.

The Family Orientation program will take place on Friday, Jan. 13, 2017. During the Friday program, parents, family members and guardians are invited to meet key administrative staff and attend presentations to assist both you and your student as they transition to the university. The Family Orientation program concludes at 2 p.m.


Please contact Orientation and Family Engagement at (813) 257-1999 or with any question.