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

New freshman, transfer, second bachelor, and non-traditional students attending UAH for the spring term have the option of attending Spring New Student Orientation hosted on campus or completing Spring Online Orientation. Follow the steps below to register for your orientation experience. 

STEP 1: MEET WITH YOUR ACADEMIC ADVISOR

Schedule an advising appointment with your Academic Advisor to discuss class selection and any transfer credit. 

LOCATE YOUR ACADEMIC ADVISOR 


STEP 2: REGISTER FOR ORIENTATION 

Register to attend Spring New Student Orientation hosted on campus on Thursday, December 14 or complete Spring Online Orientation through your Charger Status account. In order to register, you will need your A# (student identification number) and your Charger ID, which can be found in your acceptance letter. To register, click on the orientation experience of your choice below. 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Questions about the differences between your Charger Status and myUAH accounts? Click HERE for more information. 

All new, degree-seeking students are required to complete orientation. If you need to make changes to your orientation registration, please email orientation@uah.edu.

Orientation Fees

Students attending Spring New Student Orientation hosted on campus will be charged a $50 orientation fee that will be included on your university bill payable when tuition is due at the start of the semester. If a student wishes to bring guests, there will be an additional $25 fee per guest due at event check-in. The only orientation cost due on the day of the event is if the student has guests attending orientation.

Students completing Spring Online Orientation will be charged a $25 orientation fee that will be included in your university bill payable when tuition is due at the start of the semester.  

What to Expect

Through Spring New Student Orientation and Spring Online Orientation you will:

  • Learn about campus resources and amenities 
  • Discover tools to enable your academic success at UAH
  • Learn about campus, student involvement opportunities, and traditions
  • Receive information about what you need to do before joining us on campus (Charger Card, meal plans, immunization forms, academic advising, and more). 
Preparing for Orientation

Once you have registered for your orientation experience, review and complete the Charger Checklist.