New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation

Registration for New Student Orientation 2024 will open in the spring. Check back here for updates.

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New Student Orientation is part of your orientation experience here at the University of Alberta. To learn more about all programs, please visit

What is New Student Orientation?

New Student Orientation serves as the main introduction and welcome to the University of Alberta for new students.

The program eases the transition to university life by delivering important content through presentations, panels, and campus tours. While attending New Student Orientation, you will be able to pick up your ONEcard (your student ID). New Student Orientation creates connections between new students, as well as to upper year student leaders.

When is New Student Orientation?

New Student Orientation this year happens from August 31th - September 2nd, 2024. You won't need to attend all 3 days but check back soon for more information.

What do I do after registering?

After registering for New Student Orientation, please watch for updates from your UAlberta email. Throughout the summer, you will receive important updates about your orientation schedule and programming. In the meantime, check out our online eClass page!

Can I get a sneak preview of Campus?

We offer a virtual campus tour showcasing University buildings and spaces available for anyone interested. Click here to access tour details. During New Student Orientation, you will be taken on an in-person tour of North Campus!