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Family and Guests | Spring Orientation UTSA Family Orientation

Family Orientation is designed specifically for family members of incoming UTSA students. Parents, family members, and guests are encouraged to attend with their student as Family Orientation participants. The program gives family members an introduction to UTSA by focusing on academic success, student life, and Roadrunner spirit and traditions.

How to Reserve Your Spot

Reservations for all Family Orientation programs are required and can be made by your student through their ASAP account. Family can only attend an orientation program for the term that their student was admitted/accepted for. Space is limited and is assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. All Family Orientation charges are added to your student's UTSA tuition and fees bill.

Family/Guest Fees

Transfer Family Orientation Fees:  Spring
Family Orientation Fee $35 pp*

*Children under the age of 9 are free of charge
All orientation fees are placed onto your student's tuition and fees bill

What to Expect

Spring Family Orientations are one-day programs and typically offered in December. Family members who attend this program can expect to accompany their UTSA students only during certain parts of the student orientation program.

Family Orientation participants will have the opportunity to listen to, meet and speak with staff from various student service areas. Guests are assigned to their own Orientation Leader (OL) will guide small groups of participants through a campus tour and informative sessions. In addition, our guests are provided with publications to help them learn about their students’ transition process. Lunch is provided during all Family Orientation programs.

My Student’s Orientation

View your student’s orientation information.


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What if the Family Program is full?

If the Family Orientation program that you wanted to attend is full, you can keep yourself connected to UTSA by becoming a member of the Family Association. For more information about the Family Association and/or to become a member, visit!


membership Become a Member of Family Association

Membership is free and available to all family members of current UTSA Roadrunners. Housed within Orientation and Family Programs, the Family Association provides a support group for family members as a way for them to communicate with UTSA and stay involved with campus life.