We look forward to connecting with you during Advising & Orientation. Please review important reservation information below.
A&O Part 1: Access your First-year Checklist today.
The A&O reservation system for Winter A&O Parts 2 and 3 will launch on November 15, 2023.
A&O Part 2 (Zoom) & A&O Part 3 (On-Campus): Make your reservation using the A&O Reservation System.
Course Registration: After meeting with academic advisers during the Course Registration portion of A&O Part 2, you will register for courses.
Once you reserve your space at A&O, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to your agenda with Zoom links that you will use to participate at A&O.
Technology: Review technology instructions and requirements before attending A&O on our Technology Instructions for A&O website.
Sample Agendas (Part 2 &3): Review A&O sample agendas to gain an idea of what your A&O sessions will look like.
All changes to your A&O reservation should be made at least 10 business days before your scheduled A&O session. To make any changes to your reservation, simply log back into the A&O reservation system to select another open session. If you see that there are no other A&O sessions available to you, please log back into the A&O reservation system and complete the A&O request form.
If are unable to attend your scheduled A&O session within 10 business days, please email our office at firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible.
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