Orientation Registration Information

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After you have accepted your offer of admission to Iowa State University, your next step to becoming a Cyclone is completing orientation. Information about your orientation experience will be sent to the email address you used to apply for admission to Iowa State.

Orientation will become available to you depending on which term you are entering.

Spring Entry Late October
Summer Entry TBA
Fall Entry TBA

Accessing Your Orientation

  1. Click on the link found in your orientation invitation email.
  2. Your orientation can be completed on a computer or mobile device with internet access.
  3. It is through the completion of your orientation that you will be able to register for your first semester of classes at Iowa State.
  4. New Student Programs has also developed an orientation experience for your family members. A link to this online orientation will be included in your email communication.

After Orientation

Please keep in mind, much of the content of orientation is specific to your area of study. If you change your major after you complete orientation, you may need to make different arrangements. Please contact New Student Programs so we can help you.

Welcome to Iowa State University! We look forward to your adventure that begins at orientation.