Sample Orientation Agenda

The orientation experience is built around you, as it is designed to assist you in fulfilling the necessary steps prior to starting your first semester at the University of Arizona.

Sample agendas for each of our program types are available by expanding the links below

Off-Campus Orientation (New York, Chicago or Seattle)

Check-in for the off campus orientation programs will take place between 7:30am and 8:30am in the hotel location indicated in your confirmation email.  You must check-in by 8:30am in order to assure that you will be able to complete the check-in process, including taking your CatCard (student id) photo before the start of your orientation program.

 

Honors and SALT students should check-in before the 8:00am mandatory meetings for students in these programs.

 

The program agenda for Off Campus Orientation will be:

  • Continental breakfast
  • Welcome
  • College Meetings
  • Wildcat Ready Presentations
  • Lunch
  • Academic Advising for Students & Parent and Family presentations for guests
  • UA Q & A
  • CatCard Pick-Up

 

The Off Campus Orientation program has activities and sessions scheduled until 5:00pm.  Please make your travel arrangements accordingly.

 

One Day On-Campus Orientation

Check-in for the one day on-campus orientation programs will take place between 7:15am and 8:30am at the Student Union Memorial Center.  Orientation and Welcome Leaders, along with other University Staff, will be available to assist you with the process. You must check-in by 8:30am in order to assure that you will be able to complete the check-in process, including taking your CatCard (student id) photo before the start of your orientation program.  Additionally, there are optional orientation conference sessions available for students and families beginning at 7:45am.  Topics covered in these sessions include, Pre-Health, Pre-Law, Residence Life and Leadership programs.
 
The program agenda for the One Day On-Campus Orientation will be:

  • Continental breakfast
  • Welcome
  • College Meetings
  • University Business Services Fair
  • Lunch
  • College Life Sessions for Students & Parent and Family presentations for guests
  • Academic Advising for Students
  • CatCard Pick-Up

 
The One Day On-Campus Orientation program has activities and sessions scheduled until 5:00pm.  Please make your travel arrangements accordingly.

Honors Overnight On-Campus Orientation

The program agenda for Honors Overnight On-Campus Orientation will be:
Day 1:
Check-in for the Honors Overnight Orientation programs will take place between 7:15 am and 8:30 am at the Student Union Memorial Center. Orientation and Welcome Leaders, along with other University Staff, will be available to assist you with the process. You must check-in by 8:30 am in order to assure that you will be able to complete the check-in process, including taking your CatCard (student ID) photo before the start of your orientation program. Additionally, there are optional orientation conference sessions available for students and families beginning at 7:45 am. Topics covered in these sessions include: Pre-Health, Pre-Law, Residence Life and Leadership Programs.
The Program agenda for Day One will be:

  • Continental Breakfast
  • Welcome
  • College Meetings
  • University Business Fair
  • Lunch
  • College Life Sessions for Students & Parent and Family presentations for guests
  • Academic Advising for Students
  • CatCard Pick-Up

Day 2:
The program agenda for Day Two will be:

  • Honors Advising
  • Honors Student Engagement
  • Messages from Dean and Support Staff

 
The Honors Overnight On-Campus Orientation program has mandatory activities and sessions scheduled until 2 pm. There are optional sessions that will occur from 2-4 pm. Please make your travel arrangements accordingly.