Student Life & Leadership
New Student Programs
Mission Statement: The Office of New Student and Family Programs is dedicated to introducing incoming students and their families to the lifestyle, programs, and opportunities at UT Tyler in order to aid them in the transition process and integrate new students and their families into the UT Tyler community.
New Student Programs currently include: New Student Orientation, Transfer Orientation, and Patriot Freshman Connection.
Welcome Week Update:
We have several all-freshman events scheduled to welcome freshmen to UT Tyler. These events are intended to get freshmen connected early and to help the transition from summer break to the start of school. Event details are listed below:
- Friday, August 23rd
Saturday, August 24th
- Day of Service - UT Tyler freshmen will have an opportunity to serve the Tyler community by volunteering at the East Texas Food Bank from 1 p.m-3 p.m. Transportation from campus will be provided.
- All-Freshman Casino Night - Take this opportunity to reconnect with your Orientation Leaders and have fun before school begins. Snacks and prizes will be provided. The Casino Night will take place in the University Center Ballroom from 7 p.m.-10 p.m.
- Sunday, August 25th
- Classroom Tours - This is a more specialized campus tour. OLs and PFC mentors will help you find exactly where your classes are located so the first day of school is smooth. Bring your class schedule and make sure it has the locations listed so that we can help you find your way around. Meet in the University Center at 6:00 p.m.