Congratulations on your acceptance to UTEP! Now that you have been admitted it’s time to prepare for your orientation experience!
UTEP Orientation is required and free to all new students. Orientation is designed to meet your needs and is essential to your transition to becoming a UTEP Miner. Upon registering for a session, a confirmation will be sent to your preferred email address with additional details on parking, location, and items to prepare.
Before you can register to attend New Student Orientation, you must:
Registering for Orientation
Once you have completed the above items, you are eligible to register for New Student Orientation. Click the button below to review orientation dates.CLICK HERE FOR ORIENTATION DATES
Preparing for Orientation
At orientation you will connect with your advisor and register for classes. Follow current students to see what being a Miner is all about. Learn about your major and the opportunities available to you as an undergraduate. Discover student services and resources that UTEP has to share with you. And uncover UTEP opportunities, services, and programs that will benefit you as a student leader and your future career path.
Need somewhere to stay during orientation?
If you need somewhere to stay during your orientation, please: go to the Housing and Residence Life website for info. All request must be made at least two weeks prior to your orientation session.
Items you need to bring with you during your orientation session:
- Writing utensils
- Photo ID
- Copy of your credit evaluation or latest transcript for your reference during advising and registration if you have taken dual credit courses
- A laptop or tablet to learn more about navigating through My.UTEP.edu (highly recommended if you have one)
- Evidence of immunization against Bacterial Meningitis (If applicable)
- Money for snacks and lunch (Meal combos range from $6 - $8)
- Comfortable clothing and shoes (We will be walking all around campus!)
- Bottled water (suggested)
- Sunscreen (suggested)
- Umbrella (suggested)