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Orientation at UNI

We are ecstatic 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 online orientation, you will meet with an academic advisor, register for spring semester classes, learn about your financial aid award, meet other new UNI students and orientation leaders, and gain access to information about campus resources. We’re looking forward to learning more about your goals and interests and providing you a customized orientation experience.

Orientation Dates for Students Enrolling Spring 2021:

Friday, November 20, 2020   |   Friday, December 18, 2020   |   Friday, January 22, 2021


If you're admitted for spring 2021, it's time to register for orientation! Important elements of your online orientation experience, including your academic advising and registration process, will take place on the date you select. Your assigned orientation time will be provided the week of your session, but you should plan to be available from 8:00am to 5:00pm on the date you select. 


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

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