Student Success and Retention

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Students playing game at Orientation
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Student tour on campus
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Mother and daughter at Orientation
Students at Orientation
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Orientation Agendas

Welcome! We are so excited to see you!

Students, parents, and guests will receive an agenda as a part of their check-in materials on the day of orientation. 


Student Tentative Agenda

PLEASE NOTE: Students are required to attend the full one-day orientation program.  This begins with check-in between 8:00 and 9:00 am, and ends by 3:00 pm the same day. You will receive a detailed agenda with session locations and descriptions at check-in.
Students and parents/guests will attend check-in and the opening session, and then divide out into separate programming for the afternoon. Families will meet back up at 1:45 pm.

8:00 - 9:00 am Check-in

9:00- 9:45 am Becoming a Panther: Opening Session

9:45 - 10:45 am You at UNI

10:45 - 11:15 am Technology and MyUniverse

11:15 - 12:15 pm Lunch

12:30 - 3:00 pm Academic Planning and Registration

1:00 - 3:00 pm Drop- in sessions (Residence hall tours, book store tours, financial aid, health center, and student services)

 Parent and Guest Tentative Schedule

8:00 - 9:00 am Check-in

9:00- 9:45 am Becoming a Panther: Opening Session

10:00 - 10:30 am A Parent’s Checklist

10:30 - 10:50 am Residence Life

10:55 - 11:15 am University Billing

11:15 - 12:15 pm Lunch and Faculty Panel

12:15 - 12:35 pm University Health Services

12:40 - 1:05 pm Career Services

1:05 - 1:35 Student Panel

1:00 - 3:00 pm Drop- in sessions (Residence hall tours, book store tours, financial aid, health center, and student services)