Campus Connections

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During your orientation you will have the opportunity to join Campus Connections. These are virtual interest and drop-in sessions hosted by campus and academic resource departments. Get your questions answered whether they’re about student life, financial aid, or finding more academic resources! Sessions will be live between 12:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. (Arizona Time). Some dates, sessions, and times may be subject to change.

If you are having difficulty accessing a session, questions about your day, or unsure of what's next, a member of our team can help! Join our Orientation Troubleshooting Room anytime during your Orientation day to ask your questions. 

Please note that all Campus Connections Sessions are optional. Sessions may coincide with your Schedule Review appointment, you must prioritize your Schedule Review session

Campus Connections Schedule

Session links are included in the session title, along with tags/indicators of the audience the session is suited best for. 

W.A. Franke Honors College

First-Year Students  Transfer Students  Family/Supporters

Students admitted to the W.A. Franke Honors College will learn more about their requirements and all that being a Franke Honors student entails. We are excited to meet all of the Franke Honors students and begin building community. (By invitation only. Please refer to your Next Steps Center or CatMail for verification)

Blue Chip Leadership & Career Development

First-Year Students  Transfer Students  Family/Supporters

Join the Blue Chip Leadership Experience to distinguish yourself from your peers and build in-demand skills. Our students build lifelong friendships and hone their leadership skills on campus, in the classroom, and in the community. By the time their careers start, Blue Chip graduates are pushing boundaries, solving problems, and excelling as leaders. Join us at our info session to learn how you can connect with your peers and grow as a leader!

Campus Health & CAPS

First-Year Students  Transfer Students  Family/Supporters

Committed to promoting health, wellness and safety at The University of Arizona. Join Campus Health as they talk about their services, including their mental health program, Counseling & Psych Services.

Registration Assistance (Drop-Ins) 

First-Year Students  Transfer Students

Orientation Leaders (OLs) will be available to answer course registration questions and assist with schedule changes! Students may drop-in AFTER they have attended their Schedule Review Session.

Campus Pantry & Campus Closet 

First-Year Students  Transfer Students  Family/Supporters

36% percent of students at the University of Arizona stated that they faced some form of basic needs insecurity over the last year. Join Campus Pantry and Campus Closet as they provide information to students about what resources are available both on campus and in the community that help mitigate these concerns.

Disability Resource Center

First-Year Students  Transfer Students  Family/Supporters

The Disability Resource Center (DRC) leads the University in a progressive and proactive approach to campus accessibility. In addition to individual accommodation exploration, DRC works proactively to impact the systemic design of our campus environments to offer seamless inclusion and access. Learn more about the DRC’s work and how they support UArizona students.

Fraternity & Sorority Programs

First-Year Students  Family/Supporters

Interested in joining a Fraternity or Sorority? Join this session to learn more about how to join, formal recruitment details, and parent and family resources. 

Only available during First-Year Orientation.

Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid

First-Year Students  Transfer Students  Family/Supporters

We know that planning for college costs is an important part of your orientation process. During this session, our Ask Aid Team will be available to answer any questions from students and their supporters as you navigate your aid options

Math Placement (Drop-Ins)

First-Year Students

Students can drop-in to ask questions related to math requirements/placement, placement exam scores, transfer credits, or AP/IB/Cambridge/CLEP exam scores.

Only available during First-Year Orientation.

Registration Assistance (Drop-Ins) 

First-Year Students  Transfer Students

Orientation Leaders (OLs) will be available to answer course registration questions and assist with schedule changes! Students may drop-in AFTER they have attended their Schedule Review Session.

Second Language Placement (Drop-ins) 

First-Year Students

All languages except Spanish. 

Students can drop-in to ask questions related to second language graduation requirements, placement exam scores, transfer credits, or AP/IB/Cambridge/CLEP exam scores.  

Only available during First-Year Orientation.

Spanish & Portuguese Language Placement (Drop-Ins)

First-Year Students

Students can drop-in to ask questions related to Spanish & Portuguese language placement exam scores, transfer credits, or AP/IB/Cambridge/CLEP exam scores. Students can also learn about the majors, minors, and study abroad opportunities offered in the Department of Spanish & Portuguese.

Only available during First-Year Orientation.

Writing Placement (Drop-Ins)

First-Year Students

Students can drop-in to chat with a Writing Placement Advisor about English exam scores (AP/IB), verify dual enrollment coursework and grades, and/or ask questions about Foundations Writing courses and what to do if they didn't complete the Foundations Writing Evaluation in time.

Only available during First-Year Orientation.

Ask an Orientation Leader

First-Year Students  Transfer Students

Join our Orientation Leaders in this session to hear about their personal experience transitioning to the University of Arizona. During this session, you will also have the opportunity to ask questions and learn more about how to succeed as a Wildcat!

Critical Languages Programs (Drop-Ins)

First-Year Students  Transfer Students

Fulfill your 2nd language requirement while learning a less commonly taught language! The Critical Languages Program offers language classes that are not available in traditional departments or formats at the University of Arizona. Class size averages between four and seven students with schedules that are coordinated around the student’s other classes. There is also a Critical Languages Program minor available. For more information, please visit our website. All CLP courses have a supplementary fee that enables our small class sizes and unique learning environment.

Math Placement (Drop-Ins)

First-Year Students

Students can drop-in to ask questions related to math requirements/placement, placement exam scores, transfer credits, or AP/IB/Cambridge/CLEP exam scores.

Only available during First-Year Orientation.

Parking and Transportation Services

First-Year Students  Transfer Students  Family/Supporters

From parking to transit and bikes, we are excited to meet our newest members of Wildcat country. Our department is here to help get you to and around campus. We will cover how to purchase permits, our car-free programs, all the ins and outs of Cat Tran, and much more. Join us for "What you Need to Know" transportation edition.

Registration Assistance (Drop-Ins) 

First-Year Students  Transfer Students

Orientation Leaders (OLs) will be available to answer course registration questions and assist with schedule changes! Students may drop-in AFTER they have attended their Schedule Review Session.

Second Language Placement (Drop-ins) 

First-Year Students

All languages except Spanish. 

Students can drop-in to ask questions related to second language graduation requirements, placement exam scores, transfer credits, or AP/IB/Cambridge/CLEP exam scores.  

Only available during First-Year Orientation. 

Spanish & Portuguese Language Placement (Drop-Ins)

First-Year Students

Students can drop-in to ask questions related to Spanish & Portuguese language placement exam scores, transfer credits, or AP/IB/Cambridge/CLEP exam scores. Students can also learn about the majors, minors, and study abroad opportunities offered in the Department of Spanish & Portuguese.

Only available during First-Year Orientation.

Writing Placement (Drop-Ins)

First-Year Students

Students can drop-in to chat with a Writing Placement Advisor about English exam scores (AP/IB), verify dual enrollment coursework and grades, and/or ask questions about Foundations Writing courses and what to do if they didn't complete the Foundations Writing Evaluation in time.

Only available during First-Year Orientation.

Math Placement (Drop-Ins)

First-Year Students

Students can drop-in to ask questions related to math requirements/placement, placement exam scores, transfer credits, or AP/IB/Cambridge/CLEP exam scores.

Only available during First-Year Orientation.

Meal Plans

First-Year Students  Family/Supporters

This session will provide you information on the Meal Plans that the University has to offer and all of the great benefits.

Only available during First-Year Orientation.

Registration Assistance (Drop-Ins) 

First-Year Students  Transfer Students

Orientation Leaders (OLs) will be available to answer course registration questions and assist with schedule changes! Students may drop-in AFTER they have attended their Schedule Review Session.

Second Language Placement (Drop-ins) 

First-Year Students

All languages except Spanish. 

Students can drop-in to ask questions related to second language graduation requirements, placement exam scores, transfer credits, or AP/IB/Cambridge/CLEP exam scores.  

Only available during First-Year Orientation. 

Spanish & Portuguese Language Placement (Drop-Ins)

First-Year Students

<>Students can drop-in to ask questions related to Spanish & Portuguese language placement exam scores, transfer credits, or AP/IB/Cambridge/CLEP exam scores. Students can also learn about the majors, minors, and study abroad opportunities offered in the Department of Spanish & Portuguese.

Only available during First-Year Orientation.

Writing Placement (Drop-Ins)

First-Year Students

Students can drop-in to chat with a Writing Placement Advisor about English exam scores (AP/IB), verify dual enrollment coursework and grades, and/or ask questions about Foundations Writing courses and what to do if they didn't complete the Foundations Writing Evaluation in time.

Only available during First-Year Orientation.

Critical Languages Programs (Drop-Ins)

First-Year Students  Transfer Students

Fulfill your 2nd language requirement while learning a less commonly taught language! The Critical Languages Program offers language classes that are not available in traditional departments or formats at the University of Arizona. Class size averages between four and seven students with schedules that are coordinated around the student’s other classes. There is also a Critical Languages Program minor available. For more information, please visit our website. All CLP courses have a supplementary fee that enables our small class sizes and unique learning environment.

Math Placement (Drop-Ins)

First-Year Students

Students can drop-in to ask questions related to math requirements/placement, placement exam scores, transfer credits, or AP/IB/Cambridge/CLEP exam scores.

Only available during First-Year Orientation.

Parking and Transportation Services

First-Year Students  Transfer Students  Family/Supporters

From parking to transit and bikes, we are excited to meet our newest members of Wildcat country. Our department is here to help get you to and around campus. We will cover how to purchase permits, our car-free programs, all the ins and outs of Cat Tran, and much more. Join us for "What you Need to Know" transportation edition.

Registration Assistance (Drop-Ins) 

First-Year Students  Transfer Students

Orientation Leaders (OLs) will be available to answer course registration questions and assist with schedule changes! Students may drop-in AFTER they have attended their Schedule Review Session.

Second Language Placement (Drop-ins) 

First-Year Students

All languages except Spanish. 

Students can drop-in to ask questions related to second language graduation requirements, placement exam scores, transfer credits, or AP/IB/Cambridge/CLEP exam scores.   

Only available during First-Year Orientation.

Spanish & Portuguese Language Placement (Drop-Ins)

First-Year Students

Students can drop-in to ask questions related to Spanish & Portuguese language placement exam scores, transfer credits, or AP/IB/Cambridge/CLEP exam scores. Students can also learn about the majors, minors, and study abroad opportunities offered in the Department of Spanish & Portuguese.

Only available during First-Year Orientation.

Writing Placement (Drop-Ins)

First-Year Students

Students can drop-in to chat with a Writing Placement Advisor about English exam scores (AP/IB), verify dual enrollment coursework and grades, and/or ask questions about Foundations Writing courses and what to do if they didn't complete the Foundations Writing Evaluation in time.

Only available during First-Year Orientation.

Blue Chip Leadership & Career Development

First-Year Students  Transfer Students  Family/Supporters

College is your time to explore your career options, make lasting connections, and prepare for future employment. Student Engagement & Career Development’s goal is to help you pursue careers that align with your values and purpose. Our programs like Blue Chip Leadership can help you do that and more. Join us at our info session to learn how you can grow as a leader, make a difference in your community, and be prepared for your future career!

Critical Languages Programs (Drop-Ins)

First-Year Students  Transfer Students

Fulfill your 2nd language requirement while learning a less commonly taught language! The Critical Languages Program offers language classes that are not available in traditional departments or formats at the University of Arizona. Class size averages between four and seven students with schedules that are coordinated around the student’s other classes. There is also a Critical Languages Program minor available. For more information, please visit our website. All CLP courses have a supplementary fee that enables our small class sizes and unique learning environment.

Registration Assistance (Drop-Ins) 

First-Year Students  Transfer Students

Orientation Leaders (OLs) will be available to answer course registration questions and assist with schedule changes! Students may drop-in AFTER they have attended their Schedule Review Session.

THINK TANK

First-Year Students  Transfer Students  Family/Supporters

THINK TANK is your go-to destination for academic support at the University of Arizona. THINK TANK offers a variety of services in math, writing, science, business, language, and academic skills. And most services are free!

Campus Health & CAPS

First-Year Students  Transfer Students  Family/Supporters

Committed to promoting health, wellness and safety at The University of Arizona. Join Campus Health as they talk about their services, including their mental health program, Counseling & Psych Services.

Critical Languages Programs (Drop-Ins)

First-Year Students  Transfer Students

Fulfill your 2nd language requirement while learning a less commonly taught language! The Critical Languages Program offers language classes that are not available in traditional departments or formats at the University of Arizona. Class size averages between four and seven students with schedules that are coordinated around the student’s other classes. There is also a Critical Languages Program minor available. For more information, please visit our website. All CLP courses have a supplementary fee that enables our small class sizes and unique learning environment.

Registration Assistance (Drop-Ins) 

First-Year Students  Transfer Students

Orientation Leaders (OLs) will be available to answer course registration questions and assist with schedule changes! Students may drop-in AFTER they have attended their Schedule Review Session.

SALT Center

First-Year Students  Transfer Students  Family/Supporters

The SALT Center is an academic support program for students with mild to moderate learning and/or attention challenges. Talk to one of our admissions professionals about how to apply. 

Unavailable November 18th, 2022

Second Language Placement (Drop-ins) 

First-Year Students

All languages except Spanish. 

Students can drop-in to ask questions related to second language graduation requirements, placement exam scores, transfer credits, or AP/IB/Cambridge/CLEP exam scores.   

Only available during First-Year Orientation.

Spanish & Portuguese Language Placement (Drop-Ins)

First-Year Students

Students can drop-in to ask questions related to Spanish & Portuguese language placement exam scores, transfer credits, or AP/IB/Cambridge/CLEP exam scores. Students can also learn about the majors, minors, and study abroad opportunities offered in the Department of Spanish & Portuguese.

Only available during First-Year Orientation.

Ask an Orientation Leader

First-Year StudentsTransfer Students

Join our Orientation Leaders in this session to hear about their personal experience transitioning to the University of Arizona. During this session, you will also have the opportunity to ask questions and learn more about how to succeed as a Wildcat!

Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid

First-Year Students  Transfer Students  Family/Supporters

We know that planning for college costs is an important part of your orientation process. During this session, our Ask Aid Team will be available to answer any questions from students and their supporters as you navigate your aid options

Registration Assistance (Drop-Ins) 

First-Year Students  Transfer Students

Orientation Leaders (OLs) will be available to answer course registration questions and assist with schedule changes! Students may drop-in AFTER they have attended their Schedule Review Session.

Wayfinders (Drop-Ins)

First-Year Students  Transfer Students

The Wayfinders are advising experts here to help you find your academic home and will support you as you navigate college. Have questions following your Schedule Review appointment, hop-in to ask a Wayfinder!

Pre-Health Professions with The A-Center

First-Year Students  Transfer Students

Interested in a pre-health profession? Learn more about the pre-health professional track by watching the recording below!  If you have any follow-up questions, please schedule an appointment with a pre-health advisor in The A Center.

Unavailable November 18th, 2022 Please see this recording

Registration Assistance (Drop-Ins) 

First-Year Students  Transfer Students

Orientation Leaders (OLs) will be available to answer course registration questions and assist with schedule changes! Students may drop-in AFTER they have attended their Schedule Review Session.

Wayfinders (Drop-Ins)

First-Year Students  Transfer Students

The Wayfinders are advising experts here to help you find your academic home and will support you as you navigate college. Have questions following your Schedule Review appointment, hop-in to ask a Wayfinder!