Welcome to UVM! 

At Orientation new students learn about life on campus, meet with academic advisors, and make friends before starting their first semester.

Orientation is mandatory for incoming first-year students and strongly encouraged for transfer students.


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August Orientation

First-Year Students

Register for classes, learn how to get involved on campus, and meet your classmates. Learn more about involvement opportunities and campus life.

Learn about First-Year Orientation ➟

Transfer Students

Transfer Students

New to UVM, but not new to college? We get it – and we’ve got a specific program to help you get settled.

Learn about Transfer Orientation ➟

Orientation Leader

Apply to be an OL

Welcome the incoming UVM Class of 2021 over the summer, create new and long-lasting friendships, and develop your identity and skillsets as a leader. 

Apply to be an OL  ➟