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Orientation

ROAR Orientation Sessions

LogoROAR Orientation is an opportunity for individuals to begin to express their roar at the University of Houston-Victoria (UHV). It is an event specifically designed for new Jaguars who want to discover everything our institution has to offer. At ROAR Orientation, students will learn about campus resources and opportunities and be prepared to acclimate and rise to success at UHV. We will give you all the information you need to feel confident for your first day of class. Participation in ROAR Orientation is not required for incoming new students, although it is highly encouraged. Orientation Leaders, faculty, and staff members will guide students through the orientation experience.

All students who plan to attend a ROAR Orientation session must register in advance and pay the associated participation fees where applicable. To get the most out of attending any of our live virtual ROAR Orientation sessions, you must have adequate Internet and technology access.

First-Year Orientation, Overnight Sessions

There will be multiple in-person ROAR First-Year Orientation, Overnight sessions held for students who will primarily be attending classes at the Victoria campus, and will be in their first year of college with less than 24 credit hours. Registration and date information for our ROAR First-Year Orientation, Overnight sessions can be found below.

  • Friday, June 24 and Saturday, June 25 | Register Here
    • Student Participation Fee - $40
    • Family/Guest Participation Fee - $20
  • Friday, July 29 and Saturday, July 30 | Register Here
    • Student Participation Fee - $40
    • Family/Guest Participation Fee - $20

To participate in either of our in-person ROAR First-Year Orientation, Overnight sessions students must register and complete the associated links above for the session they will be attending. The first link is for general registration information, and the next links are to pay the student and family/guest participation fee(s) associated with attending. If family members or guests will be attending, the student should list them in their registration form and pay their associated family/guest participation fee(s).

The participation fee for students includes overnight housing in one of our residence halls and dinner on Friday, lunch on Saturday, a t-shirt, hat, and other UHV memorabilia. The participation fee for family members includes dinner on Friday, lunch on Saturday, and a UHV t-shirt.

First-Year Orientation, Virtual Sessions

There will be multiple ROAR First-Year Orientation, Virtual sessions held for students who will primarily be attending classes at the Victoria campus, and will be in their first year of college with less than 24 credit hours. The ROAR First-Year Orientation, Virtual sessions will be held live online on Microsoft Teams. There is no cost associated with attending ROAR First-Year Orientation, Virtual sessions. Registration and date information for our ROAR First-Year Orientation, Virtual sessions can be found below.

Katy Orientation Session

There will be a ROAR Katy Orientation session held for new students with more than 24 credit hours who will primarily be attending classes at the Katy instructional site. The ROAR Katy Orientation session will be held in-person at the Katy instructional site. There is no cost associated with attending ROAR Katy Orientation. Registration and date information for our ROAR Katy Orientation session can be found below.

Transfer Orientation Session

There will be a ROAR Transfer Orientation session held for new students with more than 24 credit hours who will primarily be attending classes at the Victoria campus. The ROAR Transfer Orientation session will be held live online on Microsoft Teams. There is no cost associated with attending ROAR Transfer Orientation. Registration and date information for our ROAR Transfer Orientation session can be found below.

Registration

To participate in any of our ROAR Orientation sessions, you must register ahead of time. Registration is due 72 hours before the event to guarantee a spot. Students who register for any of our ROAR Orientation sessions will be emailed a detailed schedule, the meeting link (if applicable), and specific participation instructions a minimum of 48 hours before the event. For questions related to registration and participation fees, email orientation@uhv.edu.

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