Coronavirus Update

In-person classes will not resume for the spring semester or Summerterm. Classes are being offered through remote instruction. Find full details of changes to the University’s schedule and operations, and additional information regarding our response to COVID-19 at

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First-Year Orientation

Welcome to the University of Hartford. The Orientation Team in the Center for Student Success cannot wait to meet you at one of our Orientation sessions this summer. 

What to Expect at Orientation

At Orientation, students will:
  • Arrive and check in between 9 and 10:15 a.m. on day one. Check-in will take place at the University Commons.
  • Get your ID photo taken and receive your student ID.
  • Attend a Welcome Program and get excited for the days and months to come.
  • Get to know other students through activities led by Orientation Leaders.
  • Receive your class schedule for the fall semester.
  • Do a fun and engaging activity with students in your major.
  • Learn how to navigate the essential online systems that all University students need to use.
  • Eat lunch, dinner, and breakfast in our dining hall.
  • Enjoy music, games, and late-night food as you get to know your fellow students in a casual setting.
  • Have an opportunity to learn more about our division 1 athletics program, resources for first-generation students, and/or services for students with disabilities if any of these apply to you.

We're so excited to see you this summer. In the meantime, if you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us so that we can help!