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  • Breakfast at Gator Gateway

    Gator Gateway Breakfast

    ​Students meet other new Gators during the Welcome Breakfast on their first day of Gator Gateway!

  • Gator Gateway Round Table

    Round Table

    ​Students interact in a round-table discussion during a simulated classroom experience with their college!

  • Gators at the UHD Amazing Race

    UHD Amazing Race

    ​Gators pause for a group photo during the heat of the Amazing Race team competition!

  • Gator Gateway Aerial View

    College Welcome

    ​New Gators meet and greet with college representatives during the College Welcome Event!

  • Gators marching towards Commerce Building

    Campus Tour

    ​Led by their GatorCrew member, students learn to navigate campus!

Part Two of Freshman Orientation: Gator Gateway

Gator Gateway is a college week orientation experience that has been uniquely designed based on your college academic major. The event is for freshman entering Fall 2019 who have attended Part One of Freshman Orientation (Gator Ready) and registered for fall classes. The week will include numerous activities and events aimed at easing your transition to UHD this fall. Each UHD college has an exciting Gator Gateway week planned that will help prepare you for life as a UHD college student.

Highlights of Gator Gateway include:

  • Explore campus with our Gator Crew on guided campus tours and learn about UHD’s rich history
  • Get an inside look at UHD college classes through our simulated classroom experience
  • Meet and interact with other new students as well as UHD faculty and staff from your college
  • Learn tips for success and see first-hand all of the academic support programs and services your college provides
  • Take part in an actual UHD community service-learning project

We look forward to seeing you at Gator Gateway during your designated week:

  • July 8 – July 11 College of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • July  15 – July 18 College of Sciences and Technology
  • July  22 – July 25  College of Public Service
  • July  29 – August 1 Marilyn Davies College of Business
  • August 5 – August 8  Multidisciplinary

Attendance at all 4 days of Gator Gateway is required in order for first-time-in-college freshmen to be enrolled full-time in the fall. Please be prepared to attend the program during the times below:

Monday – Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

​​You will be automatically registered for this program upon completion of TSI and Gator Ready. If you have any questions regarding your upcoming program, please contact us at

Last updated 1/17/2020 5:22 AM