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New Student Orientation


The University’s New Student Orientation program is designed to provide a clear and concise introduction to the university community.  The program shares important information with students and their families regarding academic and student services.  New Student Orientation is offered over the summer for students enrolling in the Summer or Fall semester and November through January for students enrolling in the Spring semester. 

For more information about New Student Orientation for undergraduate students please click either the Freshman or  Transfer Orientation links below.  ***Refer to your Acceptance Letter from Admissions to determine your classification: Freshman, Lower-level transfer, or Upper-level transfer.   

freshman 0-29 credits Transfer students 30+ credits


Transfer Transition Services


Transfer students make up about half of our undergraduate student population and bring with them a valuable set of diverse experiences that will enhance the FAU community.  Transfer Transition Services provides support, referrals, and advocacy to enhance students' opportunities for strong academic preparation, smooth transition to FAU, social integration, and timely progress toward graduation.   

We provide these services to undergraduate transfer students through new student orientation, workshops for students and staff, and individual coaching sessions.  As an FAU student there are many opportunities to connect with your peers, achieve academic success, and engage in transformative leadership experiences.  We want to partner with you to help facilitate connections on campus that will help you achieve your goals.  


 Last Modified 10/1/15