SUU Orientation

 Frequently Asked Questions

Orientation Questions

Who should I contact about Summer Assignments/ Thunder Academy?

Each incoming student is paired up with a Assistant Coach for Excellence and Success. (ACES) These students will be your one on one connection to SUU and the Thunderbird family. Contact information is below. 

What are ACES?

Each incoming student is paired up with a Assistant Coach for Excellence and Success. (ACES) These students are upper classman divided up by colleges that their majors fall into, An ace can make sure all your needs are taken care of. Your ACES will be helping you through your first year at SUU. Take full advantage of their experience, knowledge, and use them as a resource for any questions you might have.  .

Do I need to stay at Orientation all day?

Yes. You will receive important information during all parts of the Orientation day and you will have plenty of time after Orientation to take care of other personal things on campus. You will also receive your student ID card, Thunderbard book, and extra entries in the free meal plan drawing if you stay until the last session.

How can I cancel my orientation reservation?

Please contact the Orientation office at 435.586.1932 and let us know you will not be attending. 

 Is Orientation required?

All students are to attend orientation. At Orientation, you finalize your schedule with your academic advisor. In addition, you will receive your student ID card. Orientation is required for all new students by policy 6.5, V.D. 11 of SUU Policies and Procedures. (http://suu.edu/pub/policies/pdf/PP65Undergraduate.pdf) Students taking only online classes at SUU are exempt from attending orientation. Transfer and non-traditional students (over age 25, married, or with children) should attend a Transfer Express Orientation session.