2021 KU Orientation


After putting in the work and earning admission, you’ll attend an in-person or online Orientation session. There, you’ll connect with other new Jayhawks and campus resources, get a closer look at your first year, and enroll in classes with your advisor.

Register for Orientation

Ready to register? Select an online or in-person session and learn the requirements and deadlines.

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Prepare for enrollment

Your KU degree path begins with enrollment. To prepare for your advising appointment, you’ll need to submit the right documents and complete online coursework.

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Your first year

Orientation is just the beginning. See what you have to look forward to in your first year — and how you can prepare for a flying start.

Two students attending Hawkfest.
Student wearing mask in lecture hall with laptop

Orientation and COVID-19

In an effort to provide a healthy, equitable experience for all future Jayhawks, KU will offer students and guests their choice of either in-person or online sessions.

Visit the Protect KU site for more information about the university’s response to COVID-19:

Learn more