New Patriot Orientation

Welcome to The University of Texas at Tyler!

The Department of Student Life & Leadership strives to ensure all UT Tyler students make the most of their college experience from acceptance through graduation.

New Patriot Orientation is designed to help incoming UT Tyler Patriots become competent, self-reliant learners who are devoted to and engaged in their higher education experience.

New Patriot Orientation will:

  • Inform new students of campus policies and procedures.
  • Prepare students to make reasoned and well-informed choices.
  • Foster a sense of community by connecting incoming students to current students, faculty and staff.
  • Provide academic and student engagement resources to support students' transition to UT Tyler.

New Patriot Orientation is designed to be an engaging and fun experience that will prepare students for their first year at UT Tyler.

Freshman New Patriot Orientation Survey

Parent New Patriot Orientation Survey

Fall New Patriot Orientation 2016

Fall New Patriot Orientation will take place on Friday, August 26 for all incoming freshmen and transfer students who were unable to make one of our summer orientation sessions. There is no cost for students to attend Fall New Patriot Orientation. The non-refundable cost for parents and family members attending is $20 per adult and $10 per person 16 years old and under. To register, complete either the Freshman Registration or Transfer Registration form. 

Please note: all confirmation emails will be sent to your Patriots email account. 

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