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New Student Orientation First year

First Year Orientation Experience

Welcome, Sun Devil. Your ASU experience starts here!

We are excited you have chosen to become part of the Sun Devil family! We’re here to support and provide you with the resources to ensure you start your journey as a Sun Devil successfully. Your experience at Arizona State University begins with the New Student Orientation Experience. This is an essential part of your college experience that provides a solid foundation for your success.

Your experience at Arizona State University is more than academics. The New Student Orientation Experience will allow you to make a successful transition to college. You’ll connect with future classmates, learn about the services available to help you succeed, and explore the various opportunities on how you can get involved. We can’t wait to see everything you will achieve during your time as a Sun Devil. Forks up!

Getting Started

The New Student Orientation Experience, will guide you through everything you need to know about your new journey as a Sun Devil. Before you can begin your New Student Orientation Experience, a $300 enrollment deposit must be paid. This covers your first expenses at ASU, this is paid online via My ASU.


New Student Orientation Experience


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Your New Student Orientation Experience

Academic Orientation Session

These are live, two-hour Zoom sessions where students have the opportunity to meet with their academic college and register for courses. Students have the opportunity to learn more about specific resources their academic college offers and what they can expect once the semester starts.
*Available dates are based upon your academic college and major.

ASU Ready

Complete your final steps to learn about the ASU community and success as a Sun Devil as you prepare to embark on your journey.