Orientation Dates and Location

Fall Orientation

  • New Undergraduate Students: UTSA's new student orientation will take place on August 19, 2019 in Main Building on Main Campus. This is a mandatory event for new international students. 
  • REGISTRATION: International Orientation signup will open in ASAP early to mid-May.  Please contact International Services for questions regarding your orientation program, 210-458-7202
  • **Depending on the holds you have in ASAP, you may be required to attend additional days for testing (ELAP, TSI, advising -- if you have questions or concerns about your holds, login to ASAP). 
  • New Graduate Students: Register with The Graduate School for new student orientation. International Services will be present at this orientation in order to conduct Immigration Check-In.  


New International Student Orientation is mandatory for all new international students.

By attending orientation, students will:

  • Gain knowledge of UTSA student support services and academic life
  • Gain a better understanding of the personal, legal and financial responsibilities of attending college
  • Reduce anxiety about the transition to U.S. college life
  • Complete registration requirements


International students may not be able to enroll in classes until they have completed UTSA International Student Orientation.