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Orange & Blue Day

Saturday, October 22, 2022
8 am - 12 noon

You’re invited to spend the day with us and experience life as a Miner! Orange & Blue Day is your chance to see firsthand why so many students choose to call UTEP home. Explore majors, take a tour, meet current UTEP students, mingle with faculty and get to know more about applying to UTEP, financial aid, on-campus housing, and much more. Enjoy lunch, live music and a variety of demonstrations and performances at this free event!

Registration for Orange & Blue Day has closed. If you weren't able to register, that's ok, you can still attend! On-site registration will take place on Centennial Plaza starting at 7:30 AM.

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

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!

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 prior to our event.

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Check In and On-site Registration

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Opening Welcome

9:30 AM - 12 NOON
College Showcase and Major Fair
Campus Tours and Open Houses
Admissions and Financial Aid
Campus Services Fair
Student Organization Fair

10:30 AM - 12 NOON
Lunch on Us!

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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.

Attendees are not required to show proof of vaccination. For vaccinated individuals, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention does not recommend wearing a mask outdoors. For communities designated as a high or substantial transmission area, the CDC recommends masks for vaccinated individuals while indoors in a public setting, and/or if someone in their household has an impaired immune system or is unvaccinated. The CDC recommends that unvaccinated people always wear a mask. For more information, visit

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.

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

NOTE: There is a UTEP football game schedule at 2 PM. The Sun Bowl Parking garage will be reserved for game attendees and will charge for parking.

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.


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