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Family and Guests UTSA Family Orientation-Summer 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 Register

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

Family/Guest Fees: Summer 2014
Family Orientation Fee $35 per person*

*Children under the age of 3 are free of charge
All orientation fees are placed onto your student's tuition and fees bill

What to Expect

Summer Family Orientation is a one-day programs and typically offered in May. 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.

Schedule at a Glance

Families will receive a detailed schedule at their orientation program. The schedule below is subject to change without notice.

My Student’s Orientation

View your student’s orientation information.


Visit the Family Associate page for hotels in close proximity to the UTSA Main Campus with special rates for UTSA students, families and guests.

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. Stay connected and up-to-date on UTSA activities for your student all semester long.