Parents and Guests

The support of family and friends plays an important role in student success, and it is our privilege to invite Parents and Guests to New Student Orientation.  While your student participates in the activities on our NSO Student Agenda, parents and guests have the opportunity to engage with Deans, Faculty, Current Students, and other Campus Representatives dedicated to student success.  There are many opportunities to have all your questions answered throughout the day!


8:00 am - 9:00 am

Check In

(First Floor of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center)

9:00 am - 9:20 am

Welcome to UAFS!

Greeting from a University Administrator and Student Government Representative

9:30 am - 10:20 am

Meet the Deans

10:30 am - 11:20 am

Campus Resource Panels

Hear from staff about how UAFS can help your student transition into college.  Offices/Departments represented include:  Records, Residential Life, Student Life, Career Services, and University Police Department.  These office will present information and take questions from the crowd!

11:30 am - 12:55 pm

Lunch and Campus Tour

1:00 pm - 1:25 pm

Information Session

Important academic information from UAFS advisors will be presented. 

1:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Hear from Financial Aid, the Business Office as well as a panel of students during this session.  Parents and guests will have the opportunity to ask questions.