University of Houston-Victoria


New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation

July 10 - 11, July 17 - 18, July 31 - Aug. 1 

On behalf of every member of #JAXNATION, we are excited you have decided to enroll at the University of Houston-Victoria. As you begin to make the transition from high school to college, it's important to learn and hear from those who have been in your shoes before. New Student Orientation is a two-day, overnight session which will provide that opportunity and more! 

Students attending UHV Kickoff event.  Students pose for a quick picture at UHV Jaguar Journey Kickoff event.  jaX interacting with new students at UHV Homecoming Kickoff event.

During orientation, future Jaguars will be able to:

  • Meet future classmates
  • Stay overnight in Jaguar Village
  • Learn about UHV's resources and student opportunities
  • Find out student success strategies, college expectations and best practices
  • Experience the new facilities that are waiting for you at UHV
  • Enroll in fall classes

What to Bring:

  • Any missing documents 
  • XL twin size bedding
  • Pillow and blanket
  • Toiletries and towel
  • Chargers for electronics
  • Casual clothes and comfortable shoes
  • A jacket or sweater 
  • Swimsuit and beach towel (optional)

If you're planning to make the trip to Victoria with family members, the Hilton Garden Inn Victoria has generously offered a flat room rate of $99 to all UHV visitors. At the time of reservation, please contact them and indicate you are traveling to Victoria for UHV's New Student Orientation. 

We encourage all students to meet with their success coach to discuss their fall class schedule prior to orientation. A tentative agenda is now available, however, some details are subject to change. 


More information on registration is coming soon.

International Students:

F-1 and J-1 visa holders please visit International Programs for your mandatory orientation dates, requirements, and pre-arrival information.