2022 Transfer Student Orientation

The Transfer Student Orientation Program lasts one (1) day. Students must attend at least one (1) orientation session. Orientation is MANDATORY for all students. Please read through the information listed below carefully before registering for your orientation session.

Pre-Orientation

Complete the Pre-Orientation Program prior to registering for your orientation session. You will need to use your iRattler username and password to log in.

Parent/Family Members are strongly encouraged to create a Guest Account to learn about the university resources and services available to your student.

Please read through the information listed below carefully before registering for your orientation session.

Orientation Dates: The Transfer Student Orientation Program lasts one (1) day. Students must attend at least one (1) orientation session.

  • Session I ~ June 14, 2022 – Summer B & Fall Transfer Student Orientation




  • Session II ~ June 14, 2022 – Summer B & Fall Transfer Student Orientation




  • Session III ~ July 19, 2022 – Fall Transfer Student Orientation




  • Session IV ~ July 26, 2022 – Fall Transfer Student Orientation




  • Session V ~ August 16, 2022 – Fall Transfer Student Orientation


Packing

What to Expect: Orientation is an exciting time. There is a lot to accomplish in a very short period of time. Think of it as a snapshot of what you’ll experience as a student. Below are a few helpful hints to make your orientation experience enjoyable.

  • Weather
  • Weather - Think hot thoughts! Tallahassee in June, July, and August is HOT, humid and often wet! Keep this in mind when packing for your trip.
  • Walking
  • Schedule - Be prepared for a full day of events when you’re here. Orientation is serious business; but, don’t worry, we’ll do our best to make sure you have fun too!
  • Walking
  • Terrain - Have you heard? FAMU sits on the highest of seven hills on over 400 acres. Be prepared for walking, walking and (you guessed it) more walking!
  • Walking
  • Disability Services - Orientation participants requiring accommodations for disabilities should contact the Center for Disability Access and Resources (CeDAR) at 850-599-3180 two weeks prior to your session.

Who Should Attend??
All admitted transfer students. In order to be classified as a Junior, an individual must have earned 60 credit hours or more.



Parents/ Guardians are encouraged to attend Orientation with their students however, it is not mandatory.


Non-registered individuals will not be allowed to attend orientations sessions/events and cannot receive printed or published materials.

Payment

Orientation Fees

  • Mandatory Fee

    A one-time mandatory orientation fee of $35.00 is charged to every freshman and transfer student during the first semester of enrollment. This charge will appear on the student’s account after they have registered for classes and must be paid with tuition.
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  • Please DO NOT mail this payment or include it into the Housing/Admissions deposit. The mandatory orientation fee will automatically be withdrawn from the students account during their first semester.
  • THERE ARE NO UPFRONT COST FOR TRANSFER STUDENTS

Orientation Registration Instructions
Before attempting to complete Orientation registration, please have your Student ID#.

Register for Orientation Now!


You are not registered until you hit the submit button. Once you have registered, you will immediately receive a confirmation email that will include the virtual login information.

NOTE: Please be aware that our emails sometimes are placed in bulk, spam, or junk email boxes. Please check those as well.
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Contact Us

Florida A&M University Efferson Student Union, Activities & New Student Orientation
1628 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Efferson Student Union
Tallahassee, Florida 32307
P:
(850) 599-3869
E:
orientation@famu.edu