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First-Year Students from Hawaii

Your Rebel experience starts here!

We're Excited You're Attending UNLV!

New Student Orientation will help you make a successful transition to college. You'll connect with future classmates, learn about the services available to help you succeed, and explore opportunities to get involved.

We look forward to supporting you along the way to ensure you are ready for your first semester at UNLV!

New Hawaii Student Orientation Overview

This program will help you make a successful transition to UNLV! Attending orientation is mandatory for all first-year students. All first-year students must also complete the Online Pre-Orientation course in WebCampus before attending their scheduled orientation.

If you cannot attend the program offered in Hawaii, please email orientation@unlv.edu.

At orientation, you'll join a special welcome session with fellow classmates who are from Hawaii, learn more about academic advising for your major, receive your class schedule, and understand about how to prepare for your first semester as a Rebel. You’ll also participate in sessions designed exclusively for students transitioning from the 808 to 702.

New Student Orientation Handbook

Please read your New Student Orientation Handbook, which includes student support resources for future reference and details regarding important policies. You’ll also receive a physical copy of the handbook at your orientation session.

Event Information

New Hawaii Student Orientation

Saturday, June 11, 2022

Check-In: 7:30-8:30 a.m. HST
Program: 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. HST

Families are welcome and encouraged to attend the session with their student.

Academic Advising

Establishing a relationship with an academic advisor ensures that you meet degree requirements and accomplish your personal and educational goals.

First-year students will receive their class schedules during orientation and learn valuable information about degree requirements. Guests are not permitted to attend advising and class registration sessions with their students.

Your academic advisor will enroll you in the appropriate courses based on your major and official placement information submitted to the Office of Admissions. If you do not have official placement scores or wish to improve your placement, review the UNLV Placement Assessment options. Official placement information must be submitted to the Office of Admissions prior to your scheduled orientation.

Family and Guests

Family members and guests are invited to attend UNLV Family Orientation.

We are also hosting a unique program to address the questions that family members from Hawaii typically have on Saturday, June 11, 2022 during New Hawaii Student Orientation.

If you cannot attend the program offered in Hawaii, there are event options to attend virtually or in person.