Freshmen STEM Orientation

Are you ready to begin your splash at orientation? As a STEM major (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) you have the opportunity to attend an orientation session that is catered just for you! However, if you are unable to attend the STEM session you may attend any Freshmen general session.

STEM Majors
Biomedical Sciences
Computer Engineering
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Electrical Engineering
Environmental Science/Environmental Management
Exercise Science
Marine Biology
Mechanical Engineering
Natural Science
Software Engineering
Zoo Science


  • Interactions with faculty and advisors
  • Meet other students within your major
  • Learn about specific opportunities in STEM fields

Dates & Costs

Fall 2017 STEM Orientation Date
Starting & WhoDate
Fall: Freshmen-STEM Majors July 12th-13th

If you are unable to attend a STEM session, please register for a general Freshmen session.


STEM Fee Breakdown
2017 STEM Session Costs
 Freshmen 2-Day Sessions
Total Cost $35
Detailed Breakdown   
Sales Tax  $5.24
Housing  $25
Food  $44.76
Orientation Fee  $50
Nautilus Card  $10

All costs associated with orientation are non-refundable. As part of your orientation registration you will be required to pay all associated fees. Your spot at orientation will be reserved upon registration and payment completion. Orientation fees vary based off session type. All fees cover operation costs, program materials, meals, and your UWF Nautilus Student ID Card. 

Preparing for Orientation

Orientation Registration

To register for orientation, go to your MyUWF, search and click "Orientation Registration for Undergraduate Students", select your entry semester (e.g., Fall 2018) and complete your registration. 


Please your trip to campus for orientation by visiting Undergraduate Admissions webpage for travel information.


Submit your Mandatory Immunization Health History Form to the Student Health Center. You can find information about immunizations needed at The Health Center must receive this information prior to your orientation so the immunization hold can be removed from your records. Please make sure that the form is completed correctly. 

Beginning Fall 2015, all students who will be living in UWF residence halls will be required to provide documentation of receiving one dose of the meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV4), also known as Menactra or Menveo. Additionally, documentation of a booster dose of MCV4 will be required if the first dose was administered before the age of 16 years.


Check-In & Parking

Detailed check-in and parking information will be provided prior to your selected session via email.  Regardless of session, students should bring a photo ID (e.g., Driver's License, Passport, or State/Government issued photo ID), rain gear, and immunization information (if records have not yet been submitted). You will receive a printed schedule of events and other materials at check-in. If you are staying on-campus for your session, we will also provide a detailed packing list before you arrive.