Transfer Orientation Program

Welcome to the Golden Bear Family! We’re excited you decided to continue your education here at KU. As a transfer student, you bring valuable college and life experiences to our community. Whether you are transferring from a community college or a four-year institution, we know you’re not new to college, but are new to KU. Your transition to KU begins with attending your new student orientation!

All transfer students are required to register for and complete new student orientation in order to register for classes. Your family is welcome to attend with you!

spring  2023 ORIENTATION 
  1. Review the dates listed below.
  2. Select an in-person or online orientation
  3. Complete the registration form
  4. Check your KU student email for your orientation confirmation
  5. IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT ADVISING AND REGISTERING FOR CLASSES - Once you register for orientation, please check your KU student email daily. Advising Appointments may be online or in-person and may occur before the orientation date or immediately following. Check your KU student email daily for information from your academic department. 
Date In-Person Orientation Online Orientation

Thursday, January 19 -

8:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Click here to attend in-person

 (registration for this event opens on Nov. 15)

Click here to attend online

(registration for this event opens on Nov. 15)

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Academic Advisement Information:

Your academic major department will contact you either by phone or KU student email to arrange your advisement meeting. Some majors may contact students before orientation or immediately following to schedule a Zoom or in-person meeting. Please check your KU email daily for updates.