Freshmen Orientation

All incoming freshman for Spring 2019 will participate in New Student Orientation - a one day program that includes academic advisement, course registration, meeting with peers and current student leaders, and much more!  

New Student Orientation will take place on Friday, January 11, 2019.   

Before you can register for your New Student Orientation, you must complete the following steps as listed on your Next Steps Channel on TUportal. For a full list and detailed overview of these items, check out the Steps to Register page. Registration will begin on October 29, 2018.

  1. Pay university deposit
  2. Activate your Temple University AccessNet Account
  3. Activate your official TUmail email account
  4. Submit your OWLcard photo online
  5. Complete Placement Assessments (if applicable) and the New Student Questionnnaire
  6. Complete the Temple Preview online
  7. Register for New Student Orientation

Orientation includes: presentations, academic advising, course registration, social activities, and small group discussions covering a wide range of topics related to the academic and co-curricular experience.  A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. 

Students are expected to attend the entire orientation program including all presentations and small group discussions. Students who miss part of orientation, arrive late, or need to leave early may be asked to make up the missed portion, and/or may be unable to register for classes.

Housing:  Students living in on-campus housing in Spring 2019 can move into their housing accomidations on Thursday, January 10th from 9:00am-12:00pm in preparation for their orientation.  . 

Student Code of Conduct:  Students attending orientation sessions are expected to abide by all policies outlined in the Temple University Student Conduct Code, including the Drug and Alcohol Policy. This policy prohibits the unlawful use of alcohol and drugs, as well as the use of and possession of alcohol and drugs on-campus and in University residence halls. Violations of this policy will be referred to Campus Safety Services and the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards. View the Student Conduct Code.

Disability Resources and Services: If you require accommodations for online placement assessing and/or orientation, please follow the instructions for requesting and receiving accommodations on the Disability Resources and Services website.