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Freshman Orientation

Freshman Students and the Gator Mascot
Students at Orientation


Congratulations! Welcome to the University of Houston-Downtown! Your experience at UHD begins with Freshman Orientation. Freshman Orientation is specifically designed to meet your transitional and academic needs, and it is essential to your success as a new student. At Freshman Orientation you will:

  • Learn how to be a successful college student
  • Meet with your academic advisor
  • Register for your Spring 2018 classes
  • Discover financial aid and scholarship opportunities
  • Build relationships with other first-year students and current UHD students, faculty, and staff.
  • Have fun!

All incoming freshman students attending UHD for the first time are REQUIRED to attend orientation before their initial semester of enrollment begins.

You will receive a link to sign up for Freshman Orientation in your email.

We look to welcoming you to the Gator Family! If you have questions about Freshman Orientation, please contact us at

Office of Student Affairs
Last updated 10/26/2017 3:46 AM