Freshmen Orientation Program

Welcome to the Golden Bear Family! During your New Student Orientation you will learn how to take full advantage of all the academic programs, student life services and extracurricular activities KU has to offer. As a new undergraduate student, you are required to register for and complete a New Student Orientation in order to register for classes!

Tip: Attend orientation as soon as possible for best course selection!

Fall 2022 orientation dates
Date AM Session PM Session
July 6 8 am-11:30 am 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
July 7 8 am-11:30 am 12:00 pm-4:00 pm
July 8 100% online only (8 am to 11:30 am) no afternoon session
July 9 8 am-11:30 am 12:00 pm-4:00 pm


  1. Review the dates and click on your selection. Once you get to the registration portal, use the same email address you entered to create your admissions application.
  2. Check your email for your orientation confirmation. If you do not receive this contact us immediately.
  3. Take the Aleks Math Placement before attending orientation and complete the online Introduction to Kutztown University. (these steps are required).
  4. Register your parents/guardians to attend the free, Parent/Family Orientation which occurs on the same date and time as your orientation! (They are not automatically registered).

Click here for information on selecting your FYS (Freshmen Year Seminar Course), AP Credits and transferring college credit!