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Transfer Students

Your UNLV experience starts here!

We're Excited You're Attending UNLV!

Virtual 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.

The Virtual New Transfer Student Orientation and Online Pre-Orientation courses introduce you to life as a UNLV student. Throughout the orientation programs, you'll learn about the services available to help you succeed, discover academic enrichment opportunities, and explore the ways to get involved on campus.

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Virtual New Transfer Student Orientation Overview

This virtual program will help you make a successful transition to UNLV. Attending orientation is strongly encouraged for all transfer students. You are expected to complete Online Pre-Orientation before attending your scheduled orientation; however, we will allow time during your scheduled session for you to complete it.

At orientation, you'll participate in a special live welcome session with fellow classmates and learn how to prepare for your first semester at UNLV.

Please read your New Student Orientation Handbook to review important university policies. The handbook accompanies your orientation and includes resources for future reference.


Event Information

An email with the link and instructions for this virtual event will be provided a couple of days before your scheduled orientation session. You can join orientation from the comfort of your preferred digital device.

Academic Advising - Fall Semester

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

Transfer students are required to make an advising appointment and meet with an academic advisor in order to register for classes. Advising and class registration is not offered during transfer orientation. Contact your Advising Center to schedule an appointment

Register for Classes - Spring Semester

Academic advising is not provided during spring orientation. All new students are required to meet with their academic advisor prior to registering for classes. Schedule an appointment at your advising center as soon as possible.

Family and Guests

Family members and guests are invited to attend UNLV Family Orientation. This unique program will address the priorities and questions that family members typically have.