Information for freshman students starting spring semester...
Congratulations, Spartans, and welcome to your new home at The University of Tampa (UT)! We are excited that you have chosen to be a part of the UT community. Your undergraduate experience begins here with orientation.
We know that coming to college for the first time is an exciting and important time. UT is dedicated to making sure your transition is one of a kind and offers a two-day program to help you successfully transition into our community. From your first semester to subsequent years at UT, our orientation program will provide you with information on how to be successful at our University, expose you to University resources, and connect you to new and current students. In addition, our orientation team, comprised of dedicated and enthusiastic student leaders, will assist you throughout the program, help you navigate the campus and answer questions you may have about UT.
Our orientation program is also designed to help assist family members in participating and understanding their students experience during this exciting time. For more information regarding Family Orientation visit the Family Orientation website.
Spring Orientation will take place Jan. 11–12, 2018. As you prepare to come to campus, be sure to take a look at the First-Year Student Orientation Schedule At A Glance in order to maximize your orientation experience.
During your orientation program, all first-year students will participate in a variety of mandatory programs. These programs consist of seminar classes, presentations and workshops designed to ensure our students successfully transition to campus. Students should anticipate being involved in orientation events starting Thursday, Jan. 11, following move in, through Friday evening, Jan. 12.
All new residential students are required to check in from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 11, at the Vaughn Center Information Desk. Commuter and late orientation check-in is Friday, Jan. 12, from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Vaughn Center information desk.
Throughout the day on Thursday, Jan. 11, and Friday, Jan. 12, students are encouraged to complete all check-in-related tasks as outlined in their orientation schedules. There will be an orientation program occurring on Friday, Jan. 12 for all new first-year students. Students will be engaging in orientation-related activities during this time.
Evening events are scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 13.
Please contact Orientation and Family Engagement at (813) 257-1999 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.