In connection with Aggie Orientation, you have the opportunity to attend our separate Parent Orientation at the same time. We have designed our parent program to answer your questions, give you an opportunity to hear from university administrators, and help you communicate with your student without over-stepping their independence (includes refreshments, and lunch).
When students sign up for Aggie Orientation, they are given the option to register parents or guests for the parent orientation, and to pay the $15 parent orientation fee. You student is welcome to add you by logging in HERE.
Aggie Orientation Dates for Summer/Fall 2019:
(Parent Orientation is held on each date)
- Tuesday, June 4
- Friday, June 7
- Friday, June 21
- Wednesday, June 26
- Thursday, June 27
- Friday, June 28
- Tuesday, July 9
- Thursday, July 11
- Friday, July 12
- Thursday, July 18
- Friday, July 19
- Tuesday, July 30
If your student has NOT signed up for Aggie Orientation, you will need to sign up by visiting our Logan campus orientation homepage below:
Leave of Absence or Deferrals
If you have questions about Leave of Absence or Deferrals, or if your student is planning on returning please click the button below:
Leave of Absence
If you have questions about parents weekend, financial aid, housing, meal plans, etc., please visit our Parent Website, which will provide many other resources in helping you and your student transition to life at Utah State University.
What to Expect at Parent Orientation
Parent orientation will last from approximately 8 am - 3:30pm. The cost is $15.00 and includes lunch.
Student Health and Wellness - A doctor from the Student Health and Wellness Center will present the wide array of services available to students. This will include how students can cope with stress, potential health risks, and how to manage their personal health.
Student to Parent Panel (A-Team Student Leaders) - Several of our current students will provide a fun and informative question and answer session. Come prepared with questions you have about what it's really like to attend USU.
USU ID Card - Learn how your student can use their ID card as a passport to campus; including admission into USU athletic events and computer labs, accessing meal plans, and utilizing the credit account for books or a laptop computer. Learn how you can deposit money onto their USU Card accounts online or over the phone.
USU Police/Campus Safety - The USU team of certified police officers will introduce you to their strategies to provide a safe environment for students. They will provide helpful statistics and tips such as recording the serial number of a laptop and registering a bike.
Academic Success Center (ASC) - Learning specialists from the Academic Resource Center will describe their free resources that help students to study effectively, learn efficiently and reach academic success. They will provide information about free math tutoring and other tutoring services.
Career Services - The coaches from Career Services will explain how they can help your student select a major, obtain student employment and internships, prepare for graduate school, and find a career position.
Housing and Residence Life - Our housing representatives will describe the residence life program and how their job is to help all the on-campus residence succeed. We will also have tips and tricks for those who are living off-campus as well!
Parent Program Coordinator - Isaiah Jones is the Parent Program Coordinator and oversees the parent orientation. He will also provide an overview of academics, finances, and student involvement opportunities. For questions about Parent Orientation you can contact Isaiah at 435-797-7557 or email email@example.com.