Student Success and Retention

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Mother and daughter at Orientation
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We are so glad you have chosen the University of Northern Iowa for the next chapter in your educational journey!


Orientation is an exciting time for you and your family. At orientation, you will learn about degree requirements for your academic program, meet UNI faculty and advisors, register for your courses, and begin friendships with your new classmates. We are all excited about helping you begin this new chapter at UNI!


First Year Student and Parent/Guest Schedules-at-a-Glance
Orientation Check-in and Parking Locations


Students beginning Fall 2019 - register for orientation here!


​First year orientation is a two-day experience. Transfer orientation is a one-day experience. Parents and guests have separate and concurrent programming during the two-day and one-day experience. 


First Year Orientation Dates

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2020 First Year Orientation dates will be released in the fall.


Transfer Orientation Dates

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2020 Transfer Orientation dates will be released in the fall.


If you have any questions, please contact Bailey Aukes, Orientation Coordinator.