Student Life & Leadership

New Student Programs

The Office of New Student and Family Programs is dedicated to introducing incoming students and their families to the lifestyle, programs and opportunities at UT Tyler in order to aid them in the transition process and integrate new students and their families into the UT Tyler community.

New student programs currently include: New Student Orientation, Transfer Orientation and the Patriot Freshman Connection.


Student Transition Coordinators are the students behind the scenes for New Student and Family Programs. These students help plan, staff and implement all orientation programs, family programs, and Swoop Camp! To apply to be a Student Transition Coordinator, please fill out the packet below and bring to UC3406 by September 13th at 5:00pm.

Student Transition Coordinator Application