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Jag 365 Orientation



JAG 365 New Student Orientation 



Welcome to JAG 365 New Student Orientation. We are so excited that you have joined the Jaguar Nation! Orientation programs are designed to welcome new students, parents, and families to the Southern University community. We have carefully planned sessions to offer a range of perspectives on life at Southern University, in addition to providing you with resources and information that will be helpful to students, parents, and families during the first few months of the university experience.   


All Spring, Summer, and Fall 2023 Orientation Sessions are mandatory for Students! 

Departmental Presentations, Campus Tours, & Social Engagement Activities  

(Orientation is optional for Parents/Guardians)


New Student Orientation Dates 


SPRING 2023 Orientation

 - Thursday, January 12, 2023

  •  New First Year students, with housing assignments, will move in on Wednesday, January 11, 2023. 


Summer and Fall New Student Orientation (Registration coming soon)

-Friday, June 2, 2023 (Summer School Orientation)

  • New First Year students with housing assignments, will move in on Thursday, June 1, 2022.  

-Thursday, June 15, 2023

-Thursday, June 29, 2023

-Thursday, July 6, 2023

-Thursday, July 13, 2023

-Thursday, July 20, 2023

-Thursday, July 27, 2023

-Thursday, August 3, 2023





There is a $150 non refundable registration fee for all students attending New Student Orientation. The fee will be added to your billing statement for the specified term at the beginning of the fall or spring semester. The fee will include one or two meals during orientation, swag bag items, entertainment and more! Parents are encouraged to attend, but will be responsible for thier own meals.

*Housing will not be provided for registered students and are encouraged to view our list of hotel recommendations* (Hotel accomadations list coming soon)


NOTE: Orientation fees are nonrefundable.




Please contact Mr. Hilaire for additional information. 

Jourdan Hilaire, M.A.

Director of First & Second Year Experience

University College


Stewart Hall 3rd Floor