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Transfer Orientation

Transfer Orientation


In response to the continued developments of COVID-19, our Orientation programs will be offered in an online delivery format. For questions, join us for our open Virtual Office Hours, Tuesdays & Thursdays from 3-5 pm, or email orientation@utsa.edu.

Sign Up for Transfer Orientation

You must be admitted to UTSA as an incoming freshmen transfer or transfer and have had activated your myUTSA ID in order to sign up for your Transfer Orientation.

When Transfer Orientation Sign Up Opens

You will be notified when the orientation reservation system is open for your admitted term. Dates are available on a first come first served basis. The orientation programs that you are eligible to select from will appear for you as a customized menu in the reservation system based on your major and any other special factors. Note that you may not see all orientation dates as a part of your menu.

Admitted for Summer Term Opens in March
Admitted for Fall Term Opens in March
Admitted for Spring Term Opens in September

Note: You will not be able to sign up for orientation until the system opens. Once the system is open for your admitted term, you will receive an email that you can now sign up for orientation.

  • Log into your ASAP account, click the “Future Roadrunner” tab and click “Sign Up for Orientation”
  • Upon sign up you will need to pay your orientation fee by credit card to confirm your reservation.

You are welcome to log back into your ASAP account and make edits to your orientation reservation as long as your edit button is visible on your confirmation page. Two weeks prior to your program date, the orientation sign up period will end and you will no longer be able to edit your reservation. Should your plans change or an emergency arise, please reach out to our office to discuss your options.

Please note: Your orientation fee payment of is non-refundable, even if you no longer plan to attend UTSA.

Complete Orientation

After signing up for Orientation, you will be able to access Online orientation from the link on your orientation sign up confirmation page. Online orientation takes 1-2 hours and does not need to be completed in one sitting. You must complete all modules and complete the final quiz with a 90 or above to complete orientation. Multiple attempts are allowed on the final quiz to achieve the passing grade needed to move forward. Please allow 24 hours for your grade/completion to update within our system.

We do recommend completing your Online Orientation experience prior to meeting with your academic advisor as some of the items will help you prepare for your appointment.

Meet with your Academic Advisor

Students will select the date of your academic advising appointment during orientation sign up. Five business days prior to your advising appointment, you’ll receive an email to your preferred email with the time and confirmation of your academic advising appointment. If you are not contacted by Academic Advising, please email advising@utsa.edu.

You can learn more about what to expect from your first appointment with your academic advisor please view the Advising Module in online orientation and visit the UTSA Academic Advising website.

Register for Classes

Once you meet with your academic advisor, you will be able to register for classes. You can learn more about the schedule planner tool and when/how to register for your first semester classes here onestop.utsa.edu/registration/register.

Finish Rowdy Ready Checklist

Your Rowdy Ready Checklist is customized to help you identify the things that you will need to complete before attending UTSA. You do not have to be Rowdy Ready complete before you finish orientation, but we encourage you to check off items as quickly as possible! Your Rowdy Ready status includes items that we recommend completing prior to orientation such as:

Other items can be completed after your orientation experience, such as getting your UTSACard. You can view your personalized Rowdy Ready status by logging into your ASAP account and clicking the “Future Roadrunner” tab.

Join an Extended Experience

Additional virtual extended orientation experiences will allow you and your family to learn even more about your first semester at UTSA! More information about our extended experience, such as College Meetings, Virtual Resource Fair and Family Orientation, will be coming soon.

Questions?

Contact our Office of Orientation and Family Programs.

Phone 210-458-4724
Email orientation@utsa.edu
Office Main Campus, Multidisciplinary Studies (MS) Bldg, Room 2.01.10