New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation

Advanced registration is now closed. Come visit our registration tent in front of the Administration Building for day-of registration. Check out "What The Day Looks Like" for more information and to register for Student Panels.

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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 pickup 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 happens from September 2-4, 2023. The day will run from 9am-3:00pm. You will be attending one of the three days listed. When you sign up for orientation, you will select the date of your choice.

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!

Virtual Campus Tour

A virtual campus tour showcasing University buildings and spaces is 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!