Orientation Webinars

Orientation for parents has transitioned online this year

Please join us for our Orientation webinar series to learn about life on The Bluff and get questions answered as both students and families transition into this exciting new chapter. Click on the "Register here" link to register for each webinar you plan to attend. The following webinars use Zoom and recordings will be made available after the initial webinar. You can learn how to join a Zoom meeting here:

*Webinar dates and times are subject to change. Additional registration links will be available soon once details are finalized. Please note that all sessions will be closed captioned.*




Accessible Education Services: Resources for Students with Disabilities

A Representative from Accessible Education Services will present on the University’s services for students with disabilities and will be followed by a chance for students and their parents to ask questions.

Tuesday, June 30 from 4 - 5 PM PST
For Students and Parents
Watch here

 


 

Encuentro en Español

El Programa De Orientación en Español. A través de este programa se aprende más sobre la Universidad de Portland. La sesión se realiza en español. Se puede preguntar y hablar directamente con alumnos y profesionales de la Universidad. Está invitado a la conversa para aprender como acostumbrarse a la vida universitaria. Learn more about the University of Portland in your heritage language. Ask questions and speak with University faculty and students. Be included in the conversation about adjusting to college life.

Wednesday, July 1 from 4 - 5 PM PST
For Students and Parents
Para preguntas o inquietudes de orientación que se aborden en español, comuníquese con Thomas Giumenta a giumenta@up.edu o llamando al 503-943-8716. For Orientation questions or concerns to be addressed in Spanish, please contact Brother Thomas Giumenta at giumenta@up.edu or by calling 503-943-8716. 

 



Understanding Student Safety, Community Standards, & Violence Prevention

The University is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for all students. This session will give a brief overview from the Department of Campus Safety, Student Conduct, and the University Health and Counseling Center.

Wednesday, July 8 from 4 - 5 PM PST
For Parents
Register here




FGEN I

Come hear faculty and staff talk about the particular challenges of first generation college students and their families, discuss services, offer advice to make the most of the new experience, and allow time for Q & A.

Thursday, July 9 from 4 - 5 PM PST
For Students and Parents
Register here

 


 

Financial Aid and Student Accounts

Friday, July 10 from 12 - 1 PM PST
For Students and Parents
Register here

 



Opportunities to Explore Faith, Formation, Service, and Justice

Rooted in the Catholic and Holy Cross traditions, Campus Ministry fosters the spiritual development of students of all faiths. The Moreau Center for Service & Justice invites students to deepen their understanding of social justice concerns through community engagement, service, and leadership development. Come learn more about the many ways students can get involved.

Wednesday, July 15 from 4 - 5 PM PST
For Students and Parents
Registrer here



Preparing to Live on Campus at UP

Tuesday, July 21 from 4 - 5 PM PST
For Students and Parents
Registration link coming soon!


 

Campus Dining and Meal Plan Options

An opportunity for parents to ask questions about food services at the University of Portland.

Wednesday, July 22 from 4 - 5 PM PST
For Students and Parents
Registration link coming soon!

 


 

Internationalization and Diversity

At the core of our mission, we aim to “prepare people who respond to the needs of the world and its human family” and we honor the dignity in everyone. This session describes the many ways in which the University supports diversity, internationalization, and inclusion on the Bluff and beyond.

Monday, July 27 from 4 - 5 PM PST
For Parents
Registration link coming soon!

 


 

Academic Meeting for Parents and Students: School of Education

Parents and families are invited to attend a meeting in the school/program in which their student is enrolled. Parents and family members of students who have not  yet declared a major are welcome to attend one of the other meetings based on their student's potential interests. 

Tuesday, July 28 from 4 - 5 PM PST
For Students and Parents
Registration link coming soon!

 


 

Academic Meeting for Parents and Students: Shiley School of Engineering

Parents and families are invited to attend a meeting in the school/program in which their student is enrolled. Parents and family members of students who have not  yet declared a major are welcome to attend one of the other meetings based on their student's potential interests.

Tuesday, July 28 from 4 - 5 PM PST
For Students and Parents
Registration link coming soon!

 


 

Student Engagement Through Extracurricular Activities

Meet with representatives from Student Activities, Recreational Services, Residence Life, and the Moreau Center as they describe positive ways your student can fully engage in their educational experience.

Wednesday, July 29 from 4 - 5 PM PST
For Students and Parents
Registration link coming soon!

 


 

Academic Meeting for Parents and Students: College of Arts & Sciences

Parents and families are invited to attend a meeting in the school/program in which their student is enrolled. Parents and family members of students who have not  yet declared a major are welcome to attend one of the other meetings based on their student's potential interests.

Thursday, July 30 from 4 - 5 PM PST
For Students and Parents
Registration link coming soon!

 


 

Academic Meeting for Parents and Students: Pamplin School of Business

Parents and families are invited to attend a meeting in the school/program in which their student is enrolled. Parents and family members of students who have not  yet declared a major are welcome to attend one of the other meetings based on their student's potential interests.

Thursday, July 30 from 4 - 5 PM PST
For Students and Parents
Registration link coming soon!

 


 

Academic Meeting for Parents and Students: School of Nursing

Parents and families are invited to attend a meeting in the school/program in which their student is enrolled. Parents and family members of students who have not  yet declared a major are welcome to attend one of the other meetings based on their student's potential interests.

Thursday, July 30 from 4 - 5 PM PST
For Students and Parents
Registration link coming soon!

 



Understanding Your Student's Academic Experience

Even the strongest high school students typically experience some academic challenges during their first year of college. Representatives from the Shepard Academic Resource Center will discuss common academic issues and the resources the University provides to assist students.

Week of July 27
For Parents
Registration link coming soon!



Understanding Student Health and Wellness

This session will provide for you an overview of resources available to students to support their physical, mental, and emotional well-being. Staff members from the University Health and Counseling Center will discuss a variety of programs and services and will be available to answer your questions.

Tuesday, August 4
For Students and Parents
Registration link coming soon!

 



Technological Resources at UP

The session will include important information regarding online communities, network and collaboration tools.

Wednesday, August 5
For Students and Parents
Registration link coming soon!

 



Q&A with Orientation Committee

Thursday, August 6
For Students and Parents
Registration link coming soon!



University of Portland as a Partner with Parents

This presentation will address key areas of student development in which both parents and the University can work together for each student’s benefit.

Week of August 10
For Parents
Check here for the pre-recorded video to go live!

 


 

Orientation to Student Employment

Monday, August 10 from 4 - 5 PM PST
For Students and Parents
Registration link coming soon!

 



Meeting of Parents of New Resident Students: Lund, Fields, Schoenfeldt

Tuesday, August 11 from 4 - 5 PM PST
For Parents
Registration link coming soon!


 

Meeting of Parents of New Resident Students: Mehling, Corrado, Villa Maria

Wednesday, August 12 from 4 - 5 PM PST
For Parents
Registration link coming soon!

 


 

Meeting of Parents of New Resident Students: Christie, Shipstad, Kenna

Thursday, August 13 from 4 - 5 PM PST
For Parents
Registration link coming soon!

 



President's Welcome

Week of August 17
For Students and Parents
Registration link coming soon!



Orientation Mass

University President Rev. Mark L. Poorman, C.S.C., will preside as we join together in prayer to welcome and bless the Class of 2024. All faiths are welcome to this celebration of Catholic Mass.

Week of August 17
For Students and Parents
Registration link coming soon!