UT Tyler

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.
  • Get students registered for courses.
  • 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.

2019 Freshman Orientation Dates are as follows:

June 6-7

June 13-14 

June 20-21

July 11-12

July 18-19

July 25-26

All majors will be advising at all orientations this year. Registration will open in March 2019. Emails will go out to the admitted student's patriot email regarding when registration opens. Each student will be required to complete a "Pre-Orientation" on our Canvas learning system as well. They will be enrolled automatically and will need to complete the course prior to registering for orientation. Please note that it could take up to 1 week from being fully admitted before students can register for orientation. 

To get more details regarding Freshman Orientation, please click "Freshman Frequently Asked Questions" on the left menu.

For questions or comments, email orientation@uttyler.edu.



UT Tyler