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Winter Orientation

Transfer students are required to attend the full one-day orientation program.  This begins with check-in between 8:00 and 9:00 am, and ends by 3:00 pm the same day.

Student Schedule 

8:00-9:00 a.m.    Check-In (see https://www.uni.edu/orientation/directionsmapsandparking for parking and check-in details)
Welcome to UNI! Register for orientation and receive your materials for the day.

8:00-8:30 a.m.    Veteran Student Informational Meeting

8:30-9:00 a.m.    Nontraditional Student Meeting
If you are a nontraditional student, take this opportunity to learn about specific resources available to assist you in meeting your educational goals.

9:00-9:35 a.m.    Making the Transition: Opening Session
Begin the transition to your new campus community. Hear from faculty and staff members about

9:45-11:30 a.m.    Educational Planning
Learn about your major and liberal arts core requirements, review your degree audit and transfer credit evaluation, and begin academic planning for the fall semester.

11:30 a.m-12:45 p.m.    Lunch 
Join other new transfer students for lunch.

12:45-3:00 p.m.    Academic Advising and Registration
Meet with your faculty advisor to finalize course planning and register for the upcoming semester.
   
1:00-3:00 p.m.    Student Services Fair
Learn about offices and resources available to help you succeed during your time at UNI.

1:00-3:00 p.m.    Student ID Pictures
    Get your picture taken for your uCard, which will be issued immediately.


New Student Orientation: Parent and Guest Schedule

8:00-8:45 a.m.        Check-in (see https://www.uni.edu/orientation/directionsmapsandparking for parking and check-in details)
Welcome to UNI! Check-in for orientation and receive your materials for the day.

9:00-9:25 a.m.        Making the Transition: Opening Session
Learn about the academic community your student is about to join, and gather information about how you can best support your student in his or her educational goals.

9:45-10:00 a.m.        Your Student, the University, and You
Hear from the Dean of Students about the role families play in supporting and facilitating student success.

10:00-11:30 a.m.    Student Services Break-Out Sessions
The University of Northern Iowa offers many resources to promote student success both in and out of the classroom.

11:30-12:15 Lunch and Panel Discussion
Join faculty and staff for lunch, and take the opportunity to interact with current students. 

1:00-3:00 p.m.        Student Services Fair
Learn about offices and resources available to help your student succeed during his or her time at UNI.

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