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Orientation Schedule

We can't wait to welcome you to campus for UMSL Triton Take-Off! We hope you will invest time attending these events as they will help you navigate our campus and meet other Tritons.

Spring 2024 Semester: Your Online Orientation link and January On-Campus Orientation will be available in your Triton Portal in November 2023.

Fall 2024 Semester: Your Online Orientation and On-Campus August Orientation registration will be available in your Triton Portal account, in February 2024.

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Admitted Students Entering Spring 2024

Orientation is a requirement for all newly admitted, degree-seeking, undergraduate students.

  1. Before January 1, 2024: Meet with Academic Advising for Spring 2024 registration.
  2. Part 1: Complete Online Orientation by January 5, 2024.
  3. Part 2: Attend Orientation + Welcome Programming events.
    • Friday, January 12 – Academic sessions, department resource expo, New Student Convocation, Family/Parent Orientation sessions
    • Tuesday, January 16 – First day of spring classes
    • Tuesday, January 16 – Friday, January 19 – Weeks of Welcome scheduled events

Log into your Triton Portal to view and complete the Online Orientation and RSVP to the On-Campus Orientation hosted on Friday, January 12.

On-Campus Orientation - Schedule at a Glance

8:00 a.m. Check-in, Breakfast and Campus Resource Expo

9:00 a.m. UMSL Welcome and New Student Convocation

10:00 a.m. UMSL Essentials / Parent & Family Session

10:30 a.m. Academic College Welcome Sessions / Parent & Family Session
Noon Lunch and Build Your Own Experience:

Checklist Items: Triton Store (books, apparel, technology deals), Triton Card ID, Parking & Metro Passes, UMSL Welcome T-Shirt and items)
Interest Topics Breakout Sessions
Classroom and/or Campus Tours

For questions, please email orientation@umsl.edu.