New Student Orientation Frequently Asked Questions

Is New Student Orientation in person?

Yes, New Student Orientation will be taking place in person this summer. We are continuing to follow CDC guidelines and will ensure that you have a safe experience while on campus. Face coverings will be required and social-distancing will be in place throughout campus. Click here to sign up. 

Is New Student Orientation mandatory?

Yes, all incoming freshmen students are required to complete orientation. Through orientation, students will meet with an academic advisor, have the opportunity to register for classes, and learn how to be a successful Tiger in and out of the classroom. To register, click here

What orientation programs are available for family members?

Family members are an important part of the transition to college and we encourage a family member or guest to attend with students. Due to social distancing guidelines this fall, we are limiting students to (1) guest during their orientation session. 

What if I cannot attend the session I registered for?

If you are unable to attend the session you registered for, please login to the registration portal to choose another open session or email us at orientation@memphis.edu.

Do I still need to submit my immunization forms (shot records)?

Yes, your immunization forms should be submitted prior to your virtual session date. Those can be uploaded to our Health Center by clicking here. Failure to satisfy your immunization requirements may affect class registration.

Who should I contact if I need special accommodations?

If you require special accommodations for New Student Orientation, please contact Undergraduate Admissions & Orientation at orientation@memphis.edu.

What if my question wasn’t answered in the FAQ?

If your question wasn’t answered, please feel free to reach out to us. Emailing to orientation@memphis.edu is the most efficient way to reach us.

What if I'm not comfortable attending in-person? 

If you are uncomfortable attending NSO in person due to COVID-19, please email us at orientation@memphis.edu and we will work with you on an individual basis. 

What are your COVID-19 protocols? 

More information regarding the university's COVID-19 protocols and procedures can be found by clicking here