New Student Orientation | ASU Orientation


New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation is an essential part of your college experience and provides a foundation for success.

This exciting, interactive one-day experience will help you get acclimated to ASU and show you the resources and tools essential for your college career. During your orientation experience, you will:

  • Meet with your academic college advisor and learn about academic expectations 
  • Complete course selections and register for the upcoming semester with help from your advisor
  • Meet new and current students from around the world
  • Explore the ways to get involved on the ASU campus
  • Learn about the university’s services and resources
  • Visit an ASU residential college community

What to expect at your ASU orientation program

Pre-Orientation Registration

All newly admitted first-year students pay an enrollment deposit that guarantees your spot in the first-year students class. In order to register for New Student Orientation, you must first pay the enrollment deposit. If you have already paid, proceed to Step One. If you have not paid your enrollment deposit, please visit Freshman Admission.

Step One

Once you have paid your enrollment deposit, you should select your orientation date. Orientation programs are specific to campus, college and major. Sessions fill up fast, so be sure to sign up soon.

Step Two

Prepare for Orientation
From test scores and placement exams to final transcripts and immunization records, review the list of items that need to be in place before you attend orientation.

Step Three

Attend Orientation Day
How do I get to campus? Where do I park? What will I be doing at orientation? Get answers to all of your orientation day questions and view a sample agenda.