Advisement and Orientation Registration

Please follow the steps below to register for Transfer Advisement and Orientation

  1. Pay your admissions deposit.
  2. Set up your NetID and password. This information will be sent to your personal email.
  3. After May 1st, visit the Welcome Website at Here you will find a checklist with all the steps that new students need to complete before coming to campus, including Advisement and Orientation! 
  4. On the Orientation section of the Welcome Website you will be given clear instructions on how to login to the Orientation registration system.
  5. Immediately after submitting your Orientation registration, you will receive a confirmation email. This email will include important information including when and where to arrive, a map, and a parking pass.

Note: Please allow two business days between the payment of your admissions deposit and registering for Advisement and Orientation. Our systems need two days to process your deposit and update with your information. If you have any questions about this, please contact us at

When can I come?

  • There are four Transfer Advisement sessions in the summer. The dates will be published in April.
  • Transfer Orientation is in the afternoon of Friday, August 24th. All transfer students must attend Transfer Orientation.

To Do Prior to Your Advisement or Orientation Day:

  • Read and print out the Orientation confirmation email, Orientation Map, and Parking Pass.
  • Submit an ID Card photo through the Welcome Website. You will receive your ID Card when you check in at Transfer Advisement.
  • Complete all other steps on the Welcome Website to ensure a smooth transition to UAlbany.