Admitted students entering Spring 2023:

Orientation Registration is live – sign up today! Watch your personal email for updates on next steps. Log into your UMSL Triton Portal to get started. If you have any questions, please email orientation@umsl.edu.

Admitted students entering Summer or Fall 2023: Registration will open in February 2023.


First-Time College Student

Welcome to UMSL. To assist with your transition to campus, all first-time college students must complete an Orientation. Select one of the dates below to participate in an asynchronous, one-day program. During your Orientation experience, you will be able to connect with members from our UMSL campus,  experience more about academic journey, view student support services, outline your student engagement path, outline ways to be a successful UMSL student, and complete all things to be prepared for your first day of classes. After you select your Orientation, you will receive a confirmation email that will include a schedule and additional details on how to prepare for your Orientation. 

We also encourage parents, family members, and guests to join us for a separate Orientation experience.


New Student Orientation Sessions:
December 9, 2022 (Friday) **Spring Orientation
January 11, 2023 (Wednesday) **Spring Orientation
April 29, 2023 (Saturday)*
June 16, 2023 (Friday)*
June 24, 2023 (Saturday)*
July 14, 2023 (Friday)*
August 4, 2023 (Friday)
August 12, 2023 (Saturday)
*Optional, Overnight Experience in Oak the night before your Orientation session

Orientation Schedule 

Tentative

Join us for this one-day program on main campus. You will receive a 1-week email reminder with your specific schedule and additional details on how to prepare.

Spring Orientation sessions: Check-in will begin at 8:00 a.m. in the Millennium Student Center. Breakfast and lunch will be served. Campus tours and meeting with campus departments will be available.

Parents and guests will be available to attend (pre-registration required). Virtual webinar series & monthly newsletter is also available for parents and guest to receive information.

Components of the program will include:

  • 8:00 am Check-in, Breakfast and Department Resource Expo
  • 9:00 am Welcome from Chancellor
  • 9:30 am Money Matters - Financial Services Presentation, Campus Safety, Policies
  • 10:30 am Academic College Student Success & Enagement Sessions
  • Noon - 2:00 pm Lunch, Campus Engagement and Student Support Services
  • 2pm - 4:00 pm Optional Stations: including Triton Technology 1:1 Assistance, Living on Campus Tours, Classroom Tours, Parking and ID passes, Triton Store - books and technology, and Academic Advising Q&A or Appointments, view additional details 

Transfer, Adult and Online Student

Welcome to UMSL. To assist with your transition to campus, all new students must complete an Orientation. You have two Orientation options: 1. Online Orientation (asynchronous option) or 2. On-Campus Orientation (synchronous option). Both orientation types will provide information, expectations in your academic college, student support services, UMSL technology, and additional tips to be a successful UMSL student. You may have already scheduled your academic advising appointment, but if you have not done so please move forward with making an appointment with your academic advisor to register for classes. Your Orientation must be completed prior to your first day of classes. After you select your Orientation below, you will receive a confirmation email with login and additional details on how to complete your Orientation. 

We also encourage parents, family members, and guests to join us for a separate Orientation experience.

View the orientation types below to select in your Triton Portal.


Transfer Student Orientation (Synchronous Options)
December 9, 2022 (Friday) **Spring Orientation
January 11, 2023 (Wednesday) **Spring Orientation
April 29, 2023 (Saturday)*
June 16, 2023 (Friday)*
June 24, 2023 (Saturday)*
July 14, 2023 (Friday)*
August 4, 2023 (Friday)
August 12, 2023 (Saturday)
*Optional, Overnight Experience in Oak the night before your Orientation session

Orientation Schedule -Tentative

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spring Orientation sessions: Check-in will begin at 8:00 a.m. in the Millennium Student Center. Breakfast and lunch will be served. Campus tours and meeting with campus departments will be available.

Parents and guests will be available to attend (pre-registration required). Virtual webinar series & monthly newsletter is also available for parents and guest to receive information.

Components of the program will include:

  • 8:00 am Check-in, Breakfast and Department Resource Expo
  • 9:00 am Welcome from Chancellor
  • 9:30 am Money Matters - Financial Services Presentation, Campus Safety, Policies
  • 10:30 am Academic College Student Success & Enagement Sessions
  • Noon - 2:00 pm Lunch, Campus Engagement and Student Support Services
  • 2pm - 4:00 pm Optional Stations: including Triton Technology 1:1 Assistance, Living on Campus Tours, Classroom Tours, Parking and ID passes, Triton Store - books and technology, and Academic Advising Q&A or Appointments, view additional details

 


Online Orientation (Asynchronous Option)

After you select the Online Orientation in your Triton Portal, you will receive the login directions to complete this 45-minute online tutorial before classes begin. This program includes multiple sections and content including academic life, student support resources, triton technology, financial services, and registration. You can complete this asynchronous Orientation at your own pace, and recommend completing in one sitting. Upon completion, you will be presented with an option to schedule an appointment with New Student Programs to answer any questions or help you navigate next steps. You can complete this Orientation prior or after your individual academic advising appointment.