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Ram Training Camp 2022


We understand transitioning to college can be a bit overwhelming.  Huston-Tillotson is here to help you along the way, while creating new, festive memories.

Ram Training Camp 2022 (RTC) will be held both virtually and in-person. Due to the on-going Safe and Healthy Rams plan concerns surrounding COVID-19, events taking place Monday August 15th will be held virtually.

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The following Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) is for new first-year and transfer students.

When does orientation take place? 

RTC 2022 runs from Monday August 15th to Sunday August 21st.  Visit the RTC 2022 site in Canvas for details & links to events.  Click here for a list of RTC 2022 activities at a glance.


Who is required to attend orientation? 

New transfer students living off-campus must attend the Day 1 virtual orientation, while all traditional new students are required to attend all RTC 2022 activities.


How long does RTC 2022 take? 

Ram Training Camp runs the course of 7 days, Monday, August 15th – Sunday, August 21st.  Per the RTC 2022 schedule, Day 1 virtual orientation session, Monday, August 15th will be held from 10:00am – 4:00pm (Central Standard Time).  The Virtual Parent Orientation Session will be held on Monday, August 15th from 6:30pm – 7:30pm (Central Standard Time).  All in-person activities and events are in Central Standard Time (CST).


I am an International student. Do I attend RTC 2021? 

Yes.  All new students must attend RTC 2022 activities, including international students.  International students should first confirm move-in date and time with Residence Life, then work to coordinate travel to Huston-Tillotson University prior to in-person RTC activities. Questions?  Contact Residence Life by emailing


Where do I locate RTC details, including virtual session Zoom links? 

Access the RTC 2022 site in Canvas. Students are encouraged to download the Canvas Student App – it’s FREE!  Visit the tech support site to learn how to sign into Canvas, including steps in how to download the Canvas Student App.


How can I learn how to use Canvas? 

Canvas is HT’s learning management system that supports teaching and learning.   All students can become familiar with Canvas by completing the Canvas Student Orientation.  This module is located on the Dashboard, once signed into Canvas. Visit the tech support site to learn how to sign into Canvas and get started!


Do student guests, such parents, family and friends attend RTC 2022? 

Guests who attend RTC 2022 with you will not participate in campus activities, rather they will be invited to 1) assist their student with move-in, and 2) parents will attend a specific session, Virtual Parent Orientation scheduled 6:30pm CST Monday, August 15th.


How do I stay connected and monitor RTC announcements? 

Stay connected!  Follow & post using #HTRTC2022 and #ItsAfRAMilyAffair2022 on all social media platforms.  It is important to follow @caeassist on IG for all RTC announcements.


I have questions about RTC. Who do I contact? 

If you have additional questions about orientation, please contact The Center for Academic Excellence by emailing or call (512) 505-3094. We are open Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. CST.

Stay up to date on all COVID procedures and policies by monitoring HT’s Safe & Healthy Ram site.