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Spring Orientation

Spring Orientation is designed for new students beginning their studies at UL Lafayette during the Spring Semester.  During Orientation, you will have the opportunity to meet other incoming students, learn about important university resources, discuss transition issues, meet with an academic advisor in your area of study, and register for classes.

Orientation Dates

Session Name Orientation Date
Spring Session  November 21, 2017
Late Spring Session January 4, 2018*

*Students attending Late Spring Orientation will incur a $50 late course registration fee that will be applied to their Tuition and Fees.  Students are encouraged to attend the November orientation to avoid this late fee.

Orientation Registration

Orientation registration is not yet available. Packets will be mailed to admitted students beginning in October.

For step-by-step instructions on how to register for orientation please visit our website:

Orientation Fee

The fee for Spring New Student Orientation is $100.00 and includes all Orientation program materials, meals, program facilitation, and a Ragin' Cajun spirit shirt.  

Driving Directions & Parking

Parking details will be available in November.

Check In Time & Location

Check in runs from 8:00-9:10 AM in the Student Union Ballroom (E6 on our Campus Map).

Orientation Length

Orientation runs from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

Students are REQUIRED to participate in the FULL DURATION of Orientation activities. Those arriving late or leaving early will be required to reschedule to another orientation session.

Spring Orientation Schedule of Events

The schedule of events will be available in November.

A printed copy of the Schedule of Events will be provided at check-in.