SUU First Year Experience and Orientation

Orientation Programs

Your first year at Southern Utah University is one of excitement and uncertainty. In order to make your transition to the thunderbird nation positive, we offer a variety of programs:

Summer Checklist/T-bird Takeoff Modules- Required for all incoming students the summer checklist and online t-bird takeoff modules are completed through your portal. Don't worry! Your student ACE will be reaching out starting June 1st to help you through this process. 

Thunder U- A weekend of excitement and events, Thunder U is your official welcome to SUU and is held the weekend (Thursday-Saturday) before fall semester starts.  

International Student Orientation- Geared towards students who are currently living outside of the United States. To sign up or if you have more questions, please go to the following: International Orientation

Parents and Family Orientation - Parents and Families are invited to attend a short parent orientation during Move-in, Thursday August 18th. 

Visiting Campus or Cedar City? Contact your Student ACE and receive personalized attention geared towards what your needs are!