New Student Orientation - Everything You Need to Know

New Student Orientation

Welcome to the Phoenix family! We’re excited that you have chosen Florida Poly as your home for the next four years. 

We’re ready to “Get Ignited” and New Student Orientation is the first step in your transition to becoming a Phoenix. Get Ignited is Florida Poly’s way to help students start strong and ensure a connection with and understanding of the Florida Poly experience.

Get Ignited is a series of activities that connect a student and their family with Florida Poly. The virtual orientation experience is required for all new degree-seeking undergraduate (first-year and transfer) students.

Incoming Students

Virtual Orientation

July 6: Virtual Orientation begins. All incoming students will be required to attend virtual orientation. An invitation to virtual orientation will be provided to all incoming students, this invitation will include information on scheduling both the Academic Advising Appointment and the Student Engagement Appointment. You will need to complete virtual orientation before arriving on campus in August.

Academic Advising Appointment

Beginning July 6: All incoming students will meet with a success coach to directly connect with course registration information and insights.

Student Engagement “Get Involved” Appointment

Beginning July 6: All incoming students will meet be able to schedule time with our team of “Get Involved” mentors. These meetings will provide students with an opportunity to create a personalized student activity framework.

Parent/Family Resources

As your student begins to make his or her transition to Florida Poly, we know that this will be a period of transition for you as well.

At Florida Poly, we consider parents and families to be partners in ensuring their student’s success. As partners, we look forward to working together with you to help you learn more about the college and get you involved in supporting the many programs and services Florida Poly has to offer.

Family Connection Webinar Series

A new webinar series focused on the Florida Poly experience. Join Student Affairs staff for a 45-minute webinar focused on student success at Florida Poly.

  • Tuesday, July 14 at 6 p.m.

  • Tuesday, August 11 at 6 p.m.

Family Day

Be sure to plan ahead to spend the Fall Family Day, Oct. 17, on campus with your Phoenix.

Next Steps

Please make sure you have completed the following information before you arrive for orientation.