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Freshmen From Hawaii

Incoming freshmen for the fall semester from Hawaii are invited to attend a special orientation session in Honolulu. If you are unable to attend this orientation session in Hawaii, you are welcome to attend any of the New Student Orientation sessions taking place in Las Vegas. To register, log in to MyUNLV.

Orientation is a one-day program that provides information and academic preparedness for you as you start your transition into the UNLV community. The program is mandatory for all incoming UNLV students.


  • Check-in: 7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m.
  • Program: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

At New Student Orientation you will:

  • Receive your class schedule.
  • Receive academic advising.
  • Get information about your major, degree programs, college academics, and college life as a UNLV Rebel.
  • Connect with a variety of campus departments and student organizations.
  • Meet members of the ‘Ewalu Club and have the opportunity to join the club.
  • Speak one-on-one with a financial aid counselor.
  • Sign a housing contract or submit a housing application.
  • Meet new and current Rebels for a day filled with fun, new friends, prizes, and helpful information.

Advising and Registration

Students beginning in the fall semester will meet with academic advisors from their college who will assist students in registration. You will register for classes and learn how to navigate through the MyUNLV registration system. Parents are not permitted to attend advising and class registration sessions with their students.

Rebel Parents

Parents are invited to attend New Student Orientation in Hawaii and have a separate program designed for them for a portion of the day. By holding separate sessions, the staff is better able to address the unique priorities and questions that students and parents typically have.