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, meet faculty and staff, and obtain your student ID card. We know you have lots of questions and we are here to help you! Call us at 610-683-4088 or email

Orientation information

After paying your deposit you can register for orientation. Review the date below and click on your selection. Complete the registration form and check your KU student email for your confirmation.   

spring 2024 Orientation

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

In-Person orientation session is from 8:00 AM to 12 PM and includes academic advising, student life and campus involvement sessions as well as an opportunity to meet  faculty, staff and fellow students. The online orientation is a self-paced program. You will have the opportunity to arrange an online advising meeting with a faculty member closer to the start of the spring semester.

*Please note. In case of inclement weather, all orientation programs will be held online.

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - online

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 - in-person