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.


Register for August 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 ➟

Opening Weekend

Prepare for Opening Weekend

Move-In day for incoming students is Friday, August 26th.  Before classes and Week of Welcome starts on Monday, you’ll have a whole weekend to hang out with your roommate, explore your campus, and attend a number of events and sessions specifically for you.

Learn more about Opening Weekend ➟