Your Journey Has Begun

Welcome to the Class of 2024

Welcome Pilots! We’re so happy you’ve officially joined the UP community, and these alumni are some of your biggest cheerleaders. Check out their special message to you.

Take Our Feedback Survey

Now that our virtual Orientation has wrapped up and the new academic year has just begun, we want to hear from you! Your student experience is very important to us, and your feedback is critical in helping us make sure our programming meets every student’s needs. Please take a few minutes to fill out this form by Friday, September 4, 2020.

Orientation Recap

This is also a good time for you to get an overview of all the important topics we covered during Orientation and to see if there’s anything you missed or need a refresher on. Here you’ll find many of the most important videos and webinars so you can access them anytime, all in one place.

President’s Remarks

Fr. Mark Poorman offers words of support, comfort and guidance as you embark on your UP journey.

Provost’s Remarks

UP’s new provost, Herbert Medina, offers his three most important tips to help you thrive in your new academic environment.

Mental Health and Wellbeing at UP

Members of the Health and Counseling Center offer insights into the mental health resources and support available to you on campus.

Maximizing Your Academic Experience

Leaders of the Shepard Academic Resource Center provide a wealth of information to help you navigate your first year at UP with success.

Pilots Are

A panel of UP staff and faculty speak about the importance of diversity and inclusion, their own experiences as people of color, and about UP’s commitment to equity.

Navigating Health and Wellness

What happens when you’re feeling sick, get injured or need medical assistance? Staff of UP’s Health and Counseling Center shed light on the many medical and wellness resources available to you.

Using the Learning Commons as a Learning and Writing Strategy

The Learning Commons is where you can get one-on-one tutoring from your peers in nearly any subject. Learn how to take advantage of this great resource.

Watch Learning Commons video

What You Need to Know about Calculus at UP

Calculus instructor Dr. Carolyn James, who also oversees the Math Resource Center, and a panel of UP students offer advice and answer questions to help you see math at UP in a whole new way.

Technological Resources at UP

Navigating the technology on campus is a big part of having a successful student experience. Luckily, there’s no shortage of tech help and resources available to you.

Can I Kiss You?

The founder of the Center for Respect leads an energetic session on how to build trust, act with compassion, and navigate the social climate on campus with respect for others.

Other Orientation Sessions

Links to these sessions and many others will also be available for you on the Orientation website.

Go Pilots!