August Orientation - Orientation Fees

Nearly all costs for orientation are already included in student tuition & fees. 

Orientation Housing Charges

Transfer students who move into their assigned residence hall rooms to attend August orientation will be charged and early arrival housing fee (amount TBD) for each night before upperclass move-in on Saturday, August 25.  Should you wish to move in earlier than August 22, please request early arrival housing through the MyCard portal, or contact the Housing Options, Meals, and Events (HOME) office at 513-529-5000.

Please note: students who register for August orientation and do not check-in and attend the orientation program will still be charged the early arrival housing fee.


Student meal plans begin on Thursday, August 23, 2018. Student meals are not included in August orientation; campus dining locations accept cash and credit card payments, and several locations will be open during this time.

If you have questions about orientation fees, please contact the Office of Orientation and Transition Programs by calling 513-529-9771 or emai