Freshmen Students

Orientation is just the beginning of a bright future at IUPUI.


Day 1

Check-in begins
8:30 a.m.

Welcome Program
10:00 a.m.

Experience the Roar
10:30 a.m.

Campus Resource Fair
12:00 p.m.

Academic Planning and School/Major Informational Sessions
2:00 p.m.

What is Means to be a Jaguar
4:15 p.m.

Dismissal (families and guests)
5:00 p.m.

Only students attend the remaining programming for day one. Family members and guests will continue orientation on day two at 7:45 a.m.

Dinner (students only)
5:30 p.m.

Academic Planning Session (pt. II)
6:20 p.m.

7:00 p.m.

Debrief with OTEAM Leader
9:00 p.m.

Day 2

Check-in (families and guests)
7:45 a.m.

Meet with OTEAM Leader
8:00 a.m.

Success and Expectations
8:15 a.m.

Financial Wellness
9:00 a.m.

Computing at IUPUI
9:45 a.m.

Academic Advising
Class Registration
10:30 a.m.

Program ends
12:30 p.m.

What to bring

Information and documentation

  • IUPUI username and passphrase
  • a government-issued photo ID (e.g., driver's license, state ID card)
  • a mobile device with DUO enabled
  • parking pin number (provided in your orientation reservation confirmation emails)


  • a laptop OR tablet
  • a mobile device with DUO enabled
  • chargers


  • clothes for day 2
  • a jacket or sweater
  • hat
  • sunglasses

Sleeping items

  • sheets
  • blankets
  • pillows

Hygiene items

  • washcloth
  • towell
  • toothbrush and toothpaste
  • shampoo
  • soap or bodywash
  • lotion
  • medications

Optional items

  • spending money for Jag Swag and IUPUI apparrel from the bookstore
  • a camera
  • up to two family members or guests
*The parking location is different depending on whether you will be arriving with guests or alone. Please use the parking location that aligns with how you are arriving at orientation to avoid excessive distance from your check-in location.


Freshmen orientations are two days. All students will stay overnight at IUPUI in North Hall. Make sure to bring all of the items that you'll need for staying overnight. A list of suggested packing items can be found above.