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Phone  (850) 599-3869

New Student Orientation
444 Gamble Street
Suite 216
Tallahassee, Florida 32307

 Freshman & tRANSFER Orientation Spring 2015

Monday, November 17, 2014 or Monday, January 5, 2015

9:00am Lee Hall Auditorium

You must have earned 60 semester credits hours in order to be classified as a Junior.

Orientation Registration Instructions
Before attempting to complete Orientation registration, please have your Student ID#. To register for Orientation click the following link: 
https://secure.vzorientation.com/FAMU or copy and paste the link into your browser.

Carefully read all of the information listed below to ensure you have a smooth and seamless visit to campus.

Before Arrival

þ      Each student should obtain a Username and Passwordfor the iRattler Portal by logging on to www.famu.edu/uac or by calling 850-412-HELP.


þ      Immunization requirements must be met before you can register for classes. 

Please mail the immunization documentation to the STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES OFFICE.  Do not mail your records to the Orientation Office.  Always bring a copy of your immunization records with you to orientation.  For more information about immunization requirements please visit our website at www.famu.edu/newstudentorientation.


þ    Transfer students must provide an official final transcript from each institution attended as well as CLEP score reports (if applicable) no later than 60 calendar days after the semester begins.


þ  Please bring an Unofficial Transcript with you for your academic advisement session.


Arrival & Parking

        þ      General Parking is available at Bragg Memorial Stadium, the University Parking Garage located on Wahnish Way, and the General Parking Lot  located at the corner of Osceola and MLK Blvd. 


þ      Permanent Parking Decals may be obtained only after you have registered for classes.  Please note that only students who have accumulated at least 30 semester credit hours will be issued permanent parking permits.  Please be mindful that vehicles parked on campus without a permit are subject to be ticketed/and or towed at the owner’s expense.



þ      Check –in will begin at 9:00a.m. in Lee Hall Auditorium. Please bring a photo identification.    


Transfer Orientation Schedule (Tentative)* Subject to change

9:00 – 9:30 Get Your Gear!                          
Lee Hall 
It’s orientation registration. Receive your orientation and enrollment materials and get ready for a great day!

 9:30 – 10:00 Welcome to FAMU
University Registrar


10:00 – 12:05 Student Services
Find out about student services, campus and community resources as well as organizations available to you on campus
Student Health Services
Counseling Services
Center for Disability, Access, and Resources (CeDAR)
Career Center
Financial Aid
Student Financial Services
Auxiliary Services
Wells Fargo Banking Services
Campus Safety/ Judicial Affairs
Parking Services

12:05– 1:00 Lunch (On Your Own)
Available dining choices include:   Main Cafeteria located in the Student Services Building.

1:00-4:00 Academic Advisement & Registration
You will meet with your academic advisor and enroll in summer or fall semester classes.