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Orientation @ UNI


We are excited that you have chosen the University of Northern Iowa for the next step in your journey and can't wait to welcome you to the Panther Family! 

During your orientation, you will meet with an academic advisor, register for classes and spend time with your orientation leaders, as well as gain access to information about essential campus resources. We’re looking forward to  providing you a customized orientation experience along with learning more about your goals and interests.

Details for students starting Spring 2022

Once you have accepted your offer of admission for spring semester 2022 you will be able to sign up for orientation/registration.

  • Orientation registration has closed. To get registered for classes for the spring semester please contact admissions at or 319-273-2281 and they will assist you with your next steps.

Orientation Dates for students starting in Spring 2022

  • December 3, 2021 (Virtual)
  • December 17, 2021 (Virtual)
  • January 18, 2022

Details for students starting Fall 2022

  • Orientation registration for students starting Fall 2022, will open February 1. 
  • Accept your offer of admissions now, so you will get the invite to sign up for orientation

Please note that you will not be able to register until you have accepted your offer of admission. 

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