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Pre-Orientation Checklist

Follow this checklist to be sure you show up to orientation prepared!  Completing the items on the list will assist you with the learning process and lead to a more worthwhile orientation.

Greetings from Austin

checkbox Complete the After Admissions Checklist on the Be A Longhorn website.

checkbox Register for orientation.

checkbox Request test scores (AP, IB, etc.) and dual credit transcripts be sent to UT.  You may want to bring a copy of these with you to orientation, particularly if you suspect UT will not receive your scores/grades prior to your orientation date.

checkbox Review the degree plan for your declared major (or the General Degree plan if you are Undeclared) to get an idea of the university core requirements and the additional Liberal Arts Requirements.

checkbox Brainstorm some questions you want to ask your academic advisor.  It is recommended that you write them down and bring them with you to your advising session.  Learn more about advising.

checkbox Review COLA First Year Interest Group (FIG) offerings.  You may want to make a list of your favorite FIGs.

checkbox Look at the Course Schedule and learn various ways to evaluate your course options.

checkbox Review the Liberal Arts Orientation FAQ to find answers to many of your questions about classes, resources, the College of Liberal Arts and the University of Texas.

You can download an interactive pdf of this checklist: Pre-Orientation Checklist