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. 

  Important Dates!

August 4, 2024 - Phoenix Rising Student/Family Welcome (Summer B Students & Family ONLY)

August 16, 2024 - Family Welcome & Resource Fair

August 17-19, 2024 - Fall 2024 New Student Orientation (Required for all Summer & Fall Admits - No registration necessary)

Schedules to be released soon! 


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

Fall 2024 - Stay in the Know Parent/Family Resources

As your student begins to make their 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.

New Student Orientation will begin on Saturday, August 17 and continue through Monday, August 19. 

Parents and families will have Family information sessions on Friday, August 16.  

Be sure to plan ahead to spend the Family Day on campus with your Phoenix on October 5, 2024.

Check out the webpage devoted exclusively to new parents and families to learn how you can stay connected.

Before You Come to Campus

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

Work with your admissions counselor to complete your required enrollment steps. 

Learn more about the housing next steps if you have not yet secured your on campus housing.

Submit a selfie for your student ID.

Activate your Florida Poly account (using the link provided in the “Welcome to Florida Poly” email you received).

Didn’t get the email, or deleted it by mistake? Request a copy of the email.

Make sure you know your university email address and password. If you are having trouble accessing your university email, contact your admissions counselor.

Required Online Trainings

This online course is partnered with to provide evidence-based, best practices that teach you how to recognize, prevent and report hazing. Click here for more information.

All new Florida Poly students are required to complete a Hazing Prevention course prior to the start of classes each August. The online course, which takes about 45 minutes to complete, includes information on how to recognize, prevent, and report hazing. Students should log into the course using their university username and password. The course is required by state law and University Policy 3.0062P: Anti Hazing Policy.

This online course provides training on a variety of topics.  This training includes topics on Alcohol, Other Drugs, Consent and Sexual Violence. We want each student to have the knowledge and skills to be a safe, understanding and enjoy an inclusive community. It is our goal to provide information that helps to create a safe living, learning, and working environment.

The training will be sent in August 2023 with a personalized link sent directly to your Florida Poly student email address You must use your Florida Poly student email and the direct link as each link is set to each individual. The training modules are self-paced and will take around 40-45 minutes to complete.

For technical support contact Get Inclusive.

Handshake is a great tool that allows for you to connect with employers, peers at other universities, and schedule appointments with the Career Office. A number of students have been able to get amazing internships and full-time jobs on this great platform.

It is required that all Florida Poly students have a Handshake account. Make your Handshake profile today!


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