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Orange & Blue Day

Orange & Blue Day

Join us at our next Orange & Blue Day on Saturday, October 28, 2023

Orange and Blue Day is UTEP's biggest open house event. Learn more about the major or college you're interested in and discover what your future could hold. Take a guided campus tour, meet UTEP's current students and faculty, and learn about applying to UTEP, financial aid, living on campus, and more. The event is free and features lunch, live music, and numerous college demonstrations.

Orange & Blue Day is exclusively for high school juniors and seniors and their families.

Explore UTEP majors

Explore Majors

Whatever your passion or interest, UTEP can help you explore it. Through interactive College Showcases, talk with representatives from our incredible academic colleges and schools, and discover more than 160 degree programs. Learn more about our world-class faculty and check out what Miners are doing inside and outside the classroom.

UTEP Campus

Tour Campus

Take a tour of our unique 420-acre campus, highlighted by breathtaking, signature Bhutanese-style buildings, and see why UTEP is considered one of the most beautiful universities in the nation. Interact with current students and faculty, and explore our state-of-the-art labs, cutting-edge facilities, multifaceted recreation center and on-campus housing.

Experience Spirit and Traditions

Experience Spirit and Traditions

From NCAA athletics to a long history of traditions, UTEP has a dynamic campus life. So, be ready, wear orange and get into the college spirit. Listen to the pep band and chant with the cheer team. Take a picture with Paydirt Pete and join in the fun as you dive deep into the Miner experience!

View the event agenda!

UTEP's Orange & Blue Day will be packed with activities for you to explore, learn, and connect! We recommend that you take the opportunity to download the UTEP Go App to stay-up-to-date and receive important notification regarding Orange & Blue Day and other events.


Frequently Asked Questions

  • Check is open from 7:30am-9:00am
  • Check-in is located in the center of campus on the Geology Lawn.
  • Parking will be located at the Sun Bowl Parking Garage and nearby lots.

    Click here to view campus map.

Free parking for Orange & Blue Day will be available in the Sun Bowl Parking Garage and nearby lots. To view an interactive map, visit

The best way to start your day is by reviewing the Orange and Blue Day program on the UTEP Go App. Identify activities based on your academic major, interests, or steps to enroll. Options include housing and campus tours, orientation sign-ups, and meetings with Admission or Financial Aid counselors.

For instance, if you're into Science, attend the College of Science Showcase on Centennial Plaza, visit the College of Science at the Browsing Fair info, then take a housing or campus tour. If interested in Financial Aid, join the presentation at Magoffin Auditorium and connect with a counselor at the Enrollment Hub.

In addition, I could also stop by to chat with a current UTEP student and learn more about how to get involved on campus by speaking and the student organization fair. 

You get to explore as many colleges or activities as you would like during Orange and Blue Day!

Orange & Blue Day is an event exclusively for high school juniors and seniors. Family members are welcome to attend and encouraged to explore and participate in the many activities that will be available.

There is no cost to attend Orange & Blue Day. Lunch and refreshments will be provided to all who attend.

Orange & Blue Day events take place both indoors and outdoors. Activities and tours will take place across the UTEP campus and will require walking. We encourage appropriate clothing and shoes be worn that will offer the most comfort.

If you are an out-of-town attendee or guest, contact UTEP’s Office of Admissions and Recruitment at 915-747-5890 or for assistance with scheduling your visit and securing accommodations.

The event is scheduled to end at 12 noon.  Once registered, attendees will receive a confirmation email with all the details for the event.

Contact Us

Have questions about Orange & Blue Day? Email us at or give us a call at 915-747-5890.