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Freshman Orientation Dates

You are a freshman for orientation purposes if you haven’t attended college after graduating from high school or if you have earned less than 27 college credits.

If your college credits were earned through a college-in-the-high-school program (e.g., Running Start), you’re a freshman for orientation and registration purposes.

All new students must attend an orientation program to enroll for their first semester of classes.

Enrolling in spring semester 2021

Spring Alive

January 12-14, 2021

Spring Alive info & signup

Enrolling in fall semester 2021

Summer Alive

Dates for 2021 to be announced soon!

Summer Alive info & signup


Alive in Hawaii & California

To Be announced soon!

Hawaii & Calif. info & signup


Fall Alive

To Be Announced soon!

Fall Alive orientation is the last chance to register for classes. If you do not attend an orientation program, you will not be able to register for fall semester.

Fall Alive info & signup

Greek recruitment notice

If you would like to participate in formal sorority or fraternity recruitment, you will need to select a summer Alive date. Students cannot participate in formal recruitment until the orientation requirement is complete.

For more information on fraternity and sorority recruitment, visit the Center for Fraternity and Sorority Life.