New student orientation


Attend UAF's New Student Orientation and connect with all of the programs, departments, people, and opportunities that UAF has to offer to help you succeed as you transition into your college experience!

The University of Alaska Fairbanks strives to make our orientation program accessible for all individuals. If you or a family member who is attending orientation need accommodations to participate, please contact our office to request services.


All new students are strongly encouraged to attend New Student Orientation. It is REQUIRED for:

  • All new bachelor students registered for 12 or more credits (6 credits in-person), including transfer students with 30 credits or fewer and international undergraduate students (including F-1 and J-1 visa status).  


  • A Fall New Student Orientation fee of $150 will be applied to the accounts of all students participating in New Student Orientation.

Register for New Student Orientation

If you fall into the required category, you do not need to register.

If you are not in the required category but would like to join us, please click on the button below to register.

Register for Parent and Family Orientation

Parent and family orientation is Weds. and Thurs., Aug. 18-19.

Contact New Student Orientation

Ronnie Houchin
Associate Director for Student Engagement