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ROAR Orientation Sessions

ROAR 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 required for incoming new students. 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.

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Session One

June 28-29, 2024

Student Participation Fee - $40 Family/Guest Participation Fee - $20 (per person)

Register here!

Session Two

July 26-27, 2024

Student Participation Fee - $40 Family/Guest Participation Fee - $20 (per person)

Register here!
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To join the in-person ROAR First-Year Orientation overnight sessions, students must register using the above links. Students must submit the applicable participation fee(s) associated with attending. The fee covers benefits, such as overnight housing in our residence halls, dinner on Friday, lunch on Saturday, a specially designed t-shirt, and other UHV memorabilia. For family or guests accompanying students, the fee includes dinner on Friday, lunch on Saturday, and a UHV t-shirt.

Registration

To participate in any of our in-person ROAR First-Year Orientation, Overnight sessions students must register using the links above. They must also pay the applicable participation fee(s) associated with attending. The participation fee for students includes overnight housing in one of our residence halls and dinner on Friday, lunch on Saturday, a t-shirt, and other UHV memorabilia. The participation fee for family or guests includes dinner on Friday, lunch on Saturday, and a UHV t-shirt. Overnight sessions occur during the summer and are not held between Fall and Spring semesters.

Virtual Orientation

Wed., August 7th

Join the 2024 Virtual Orientation and unleash your Jaguar spirit at the University of Houston-Victoria! If you are new to UHV, this online event is tailor-made for you.

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First-Year Orientation, Virtual Session

There will be a ROAR First-Year Orientation, a Virtual session held for students who will primarily be attending classes in Victoria or online, who are a transfer student or new to UHV. The ROAR First-Year Orientation, Virtual session will be held live online on Microsoft Teams. There is no cost associated with attending the ROAR First-Year Orientation, Virtual session. Registration and date information for our ROAR First-Year Orientation, Virtual session can be found below.

  • Wednesday, August 7, 2024

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.

  • Wednesday, August 14, 2024