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Preparing for Orientation

Orientation for international students is a one-day program held in January for students entering in spring and in August for students entering in fall. Parents and guests are welcome to attend and discover ways to support their student during their time at UT.


Orientation check-in begins at 7 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (January) or Eastern Daylight Time (August) in the Alumni Memorial Building.

Schedule Highlights

7–7:45 a.m. Check-in
8 a.m. Welcome and sessions begin
12:15 p.m. Lunch (included in student and guest fees)
1:15 p.m. Additional orientation sessions
5 p.m. Advising and course registration conclude