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Prospective Student Info

August 20-24, 2014

New Student Orientation

All orientation events are mandatory for first-year students.

The faculty, staff, and students at Huston-Tillotson University look forward to welcoming you and introducing you to our campus.  The orientation program is designed to help students better adjust to the HT experience, academic expectations, social life, the City of Austin, campus culture, residence life, and other areas. 

Frequently Asked Questions

When do I move into the residence hall?  
Move in Aug. 20 at 7 a.m. – 2p.m.

What is the dress for orientation?  Except for the matriculation ceremony on Thursday, which requires business attire, casual dress is appropriate for orientation.

Is orientation mandatory for first-year and transfer students? FOR FIRST-YEAR STUDENT, ALL ORIENTATION EVENTS ARE MANDATORY as each program is designed to assist you in your transition into the University. 

Does a new student need the University’s health insurance? No.  however, if you elect not to receive the University’s insurance plan, you must bring proof of another insurance carrier at the time of orientation.