SUU First Year Experience and Orientation

Next Steps

  1. Complete the T-Bird Takeoff Questionnaire (TTQ) Fill out the TTQ. This is the first step after paying your commitment fee to SUU. This questionnaire is three parts and should take you about 30 minutes to complete. Your Student Success Advisor (SSA) will not be able to register you for classes without this completed. These are the three sections of the TTQ:
    1. Full TTQ
    2. General Education TTQ
    3. Campus Connection TTQ
  2. Meet your ACEAn upper class student here to help you answer all of your questions, walk you through your first year, and a familiar friendly face on campus to serve as your peer-mentor.
  3. Schedule a Personalized VisitSchedule a personalized visit to campus to take a tour, meet your Student Success Advisor (SSA), see where your classes are, and a number of activities. Personalized visits are only offered during the summer season. Feel free to email us at or call 435-865-8578 if you have any questions.
  4. Complete Online OrientationOnline Orientation is a requirement for all incoming students to complete prior to the start of school. You can access Online Orientation through your mySUU Portal or by visiting 
  5. Complete other items on the New Student ChecklistComplete the New Student Checklist to feel prepared for SUU. Questions about the items on your checklist, contact your ACE.
  6. Attend Thunder U (Fall) or Spring Orientation (Spring) These events will induct you into SUU and welcome you to the Thunderbird Family. If you are starting SUU in the Fall, please plan on attending Thunder U prior to the start of school. If you are an incoming student starting in Spring, please note that your orientation will take place the first night of spring semester classes. In-person orientation is required for all incoming first-year students.