Freshman Orientation Program

Welcome to the Golden Bear Family!

Welcome to Kutztown University and the Golden Bear Family! At New Student Orientation you'll meet other students, faculty and staff! You'll also receive your class schedule, obtain your student ID card and tour campus. We know you have lots of questions and we are here to help you! Call us at 610-683-4088 or email

Fall  2024  Orientation

This orientation is for first-time attending college students planning to begin their college career in August 2024. 

  • KU offers both an in-person and online orientation. In-person orientation is a half-day program and you can select from a morning or afternoon session.
  • The online orientation is self-paced. This is ideal for those who live out of state or overseas or who are enrolled in a 100% online degree program. Parents/guardians can also view the online orientation.
  • Once you pay your Advanced Registration Deposit, you can register for orientation!
  • Orientation is required for all new students. Attend as soon as you can!
  • Remember to register your parents/guardians for the optional Parent/Family Orientation Program. 

JUNE 2024

Wednesday, June 12, 2024 – (8 AM-12:00 PM) -   in-person (CLOSED)

Thursday, June 13, 2024 – PM - (11 AM-3 PM) - in-person 

Friday, June 14, 2024 – PM - (11 AM-3 PM)  -   in-person

Saturday, June 15, 2024 – AM (8 AM-12:00 PM)  -  in-person or     online

JULY 2024 

Wednesday, July 10, 2024 – PM - (11 AM-3 PM) - in-person

Thursday, July 11, 2024 – AM (8 AM-12:00 PM)-  in-person

Friday, July 12, 2024 – PM - (11 AM-3 PM)- in-person

Saturday, July 13, 2024 – AM (8 AM-12:00 PM)-  in-person  or online

If you have any questions or need help, contact New Student Orientation at 610-683-4088 or email