Freshman Orientation Program

Welcome to the Golden Bear Family!

Welcome to Kutztown University and the Golden Bear Family! At New Student Orientation you'll meet other students, faculty and staff! You'll also receive your class schedule, obtain your student ID card and tour campus. We know you have lots of questions and we are here to help you! Call us at 610-683-4088 or email

Fall  2024  Orientation

This orientation is for first-time attending college students planning to begin their college career in August 2024. 

  • KU offers both an in-person and online orientation. In-person orientation is a half-day program and you can select from a morning or afternoon session.
  • The online orientation is self-paced. This is ideal for those who live out of state or overseas or who are enrolled in a 100% online degree program. Parents/guardians can also view the online orientation.
  • Once you pay your Advanced Registration Deposit, you can register for orientation!
  • Orientation is required for all new students. Attend as soon as you can!
  • Remember to register your parents/guardians for the optional Parent/Family Orientation Program. 

August 2024 

Monday, August 19, 2024 – AM (8 AM-12:00 PM)- in-person and online(call office)

If you have any questions or need help, contact New Student Orientation at 610-683-4088 or email