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Texas A&M University-Texarkana’s freshman orientation experience is designed to provide a foundation for student success and is designed for freshmen to gain an understanding of life on our campus.

While on our campus for orientation, you will:

  • Meet your future classmates, staff, and faculty members
  • Learn about TAMUT's young, but rich history and traditions
  • Become familiar with the campus and its resources making you feel at home
  • Gain insightful tips and information that will prepare you for success
  • Receive professional academic advising
  • Register for your first classes as a TAMUT Eagle!

To begin the orientation process, please find the term in which you will begin classes:


Spring 2020:

  1. Complete online orientation
  2. Email advising@tamut.edu to schedule an advising appointment

Fall 2020:

All freshmen students beginning class in Fall 2020 will be required to attend an overnight SOAR session followed by Hatch Camp, our extended orientation program. Registration to secure your date will open in March 2020. In the meantime, you can review the dates below and mark your calendar:

SOAR I - June 11-12
SOAR II - June 25-26
SOAR III - July 16-17

Hatch Camp - August 21-22

Other important dates to remember: 

Move-In Day - August 20
Convocation - August 23
First Day of Classes - August 24

Still have questions or need help?
☎ 903-223-1362 | ✉ soar@tamut.edu


  • 7101 University Ave
  • Texarkana, TX 75503
  • p: 903.223.3000
  • f: 903.223.3104
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