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Orientation Programs

We are excited that you are making plans for your future at Angelo State University. Our orientation programs are designed to help you make smart choices as you start your college education. In addition to getting advised and registering for classes, you’ll attend information sessions to get better prepared for the semester.

If you have any questions regarding orientation please e-mail orientation@angelo.edu or call 325-942-2062.

New Student Orientation

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Specifically designed for the Class of 2022, New Student Orientation is a one-day program that helps you and your family learn more about Angelo State. During orientation, you will have the chance to:

  • Meet other students and make new friends
  • Meet with academic advisers and discuss classes and majors
  • Complete course selections and registration
  • Learn about academic expectations
  • Learn about the university’s services and resources
  • Learn about ASU traditions and how to get involved on campus

Orientation Dates

  • Thursday, June 14, 2018 —-This event date is full. 
  • Friday, June 15, 2018—-This event date is full. 
  • Thursday, June 28, 2018
  • Friday, June 29, 2018
  • Thursday, July 12, 2018
  • Friday, July 13, 2018

In order to make best use of your advising and registration time during orientation, please ensure we have your TSI scores prior to your orientation program.

Submit scores to tsi@angelo.edu or fax to 325-942-2553. 

If you have taken the TSI but have not submitted your scores, please complete the Score Release Form so ASU can access your scores.

If you have not yet taken your TSI Assessment, the ASU Testing Center will be offering orientation programs TSI testing. The fee for orientation program attendees is $30. To see available TSI exam dates and schedule your exam, please visit the ASU Testing Center TSI Assessment web page.

Overnight accommodations are available for students and their families for a nominal fee and may be reserved when registering for orientation.

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Transfer Student Orientation

Friday, July 20, 2018

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This orientation program is designed specifically for students transferring from another university and/or college. Transfer Student Orientation is a one-day program that prepares incoming students for success at Angelo State University.

Transfer Student Orientation will:

  • Make you feel at home at ASU as you transition
  • Provide you with tips and strategies for a successful transition
  • Familiarize you with the campus
  • Give you the opportunity to meet future classmates and make friends
  • Equip you with information about available resources, like financial aid, scholarships, tutoring centers, and much more 

Please Note: Advising and registration should be completed prior to attending Transfer Student Orientation.


If you are unable to attend an Orientation event, please follow the instructions for admitted students available on the Admitted Students webpage. Click on “First Semester Prep” under the Can’t Attend Orientation heading.

Pre-Orientation Checklist

You can prepare for your future at ASU by taking care of several of these items before you get to campus for orientation:

  • Submit your TSI test scores to the Office of the Registrar by faxing your score report to 325-942-2553 or by emailing your report to tsi@angelo.edu.  If you are unable to submit your report prior to Orientation, please bring it with you. If you have taken the TSI but have not submitted your scores, please complete the Score Release Form so ASU can access your scores.
  • Student must also have final High School transcripts submitted to the Office of Admissions prior to attending orientation and any final, official college work transcripts submitted to the Office of Admissions prior to orientation or in person at orientation. Send all final transcripts to the Office of Admissions

  • Send your Evidence of Vaccination Against Bacterial Meningitis Form to the Registrar’s Office.
  • Double check the status of your financial aid by calling the Office of Financial Aid at 325-942-2246 or checking your account status on RamPort.
  • Apply online for housing. If you’ve already applied, you can access your MyHousing account throughout the summer to check for room assignment and roommate updates.
  • Submit a photo online for your ASU OneCard, your official ASU identification card (you also have the option of taking a photo for your OneCard when you come to campus for orientation).
  • If you plan to bring a vehicle to campus in the fall, purchase your ASU parking pass.

Orientation Program Activities

New Student Orientation and Transfer Student Orientation check-in will begin at 8 a.m. in the University Center Lobby. The welcome session is at 9:15 a.m. in the C.J. Davidson Center. Students and families can expect to complete their day by 4 p.m.

Here’s a list of some of the activities you can expect at orientation:

  • An official welcome from top ASU administrators
  • Information sessions about building a course schedule, financial aid and health and safety, all with collegiate success in mind
  • A welcome and information for families from current ASU families as well as the opportunity to join the Ram Family Connection
  • Student discussion sessions featuring current ASU students and orientation leaders talking about such topics as recreation activities, student life and the Multicultural Center, as well as the importance of academic advising and course registration.