Freshman

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You've Made a Great Decision to Join the Charger Nation!

Now let's get your college experience started! Orientation is a program that will help prepare you for the personal, social, and academic changes ahead. Rest assured, Orientation will help make your transition to UAH as smooth as possible. We also realize you are not alone in this transition. That's why we created a custom program for your parents and guests that runs concurrent with the student Orientation program.

At Orientation you will:

  • Meet with your academic advisor to discuss expectations and register for classes.
  • Learn more about your new home from Housing
  • Get your Charger Card (Student ID)
  • Discover tools to enable your academic success at UAH
  • Complete needed immunization forms with our Student Health Center
  • Explore opportunities to get involved on campus
  • Learn about the campus and traditions
  • Meet and socialize with current and new students

STEP 1: CHOOSE YOUR ORIENTATION DATE

All first-time freshmen are required to attend an Orientation session. Please keep in mind all sessions are filled on a first-come, first-served basis by academic major. Changes in your selected Orientation date need to be emailed to orientation@uah.edu

FRESHMAN ORIENTATION DATES:
  • Friday, May 12th - Saturday, May 13th  /  Honors College Priority Registration*
    *Designed for freshmen who have been admitted to the UAH Honors College.
  • Sunday, May 21st - Monday, May 22nd
  • Monday, June 5th
  • Sunday, June 11th - Monday, June 12th
  • Monday, June 19th - Tuesday, June 20th
  • Sunday, July 9th - Monday, July 10th
  • Thursday, July 13th
  • Thursday, July 27th - Friday, July 28th
  • Friday, August 11th

STEP 2: REGISTER FOR ORIENTATION*

Students and guests can register for Orientation below. 

To register you will need your Student Identification Number on your acceptance letter (begins with "A".) Need help locating it? Please call the Office of Admissions at 256.824.2773.

When registering for Orientation, please verify your major. To change your major/program of study, please email orientation@uah.edu.

*Registration coming soon!

STEP 3: PREPARE FOR YOUR ORIENTATION SESSION

Once you have registered for Orientation, review and complete the Charger Checklist.