Stephen F. Austin State University

Orientation Dates

Lumberjack Orientation 2019

Lumberjack Orientation for incoming freshmen who will be enrolled during the Fall 2019 semester. Please refer to the Incoming First-Year Students page on this site for further details. All sessions are Thursday through Friday.

Session 1: June 13-14

Session 2: June 20-21

Session 3: June 27-28

Session 4: July 18-19

Session 5: July 25-26

Transfer Lumberjack Orientation 2019

Orientation for transfer students who are entering for either the Summer or Fall 2019 semesters. Please refer to the Incoming Transfer page on this site for further details.

Session 1: November 16, 2018 (for transfer students beginning classes in spring 2019) **SESSION CLOSED**

Session 2: April 26, 2019

Session 3: July 12, 2019

Session 4: August 2, 2019

These Orientation Sessions last only one day. These dates are for transfer students ONLY. All students graduating from high school during the 2018-2019 school year should attend a Lumberjack Orientation for first-year students.

Spring Lumberjack Orientation 2019

Spring Lumberjack Orientation will be offered on Friday, January 18, 2019 for new students who will be entering SFA during the spring 2019 semester. The registration fee for Spring Lumberjack Orientation is $10, which covers students' Purple Haze t-shirt and materials. The $10 registration fee will be charged to your SFA E-bill.

There is no additional fee for parents and family members attending Fall Lumberjack Orientation. Please note: this is not a mandatory session for new students entering SFA in the spring 2019 semester.

Check-in will be from 8:30 - 9 a.m. on the Baker Pattillo Student Center third floor, outside of the Student Affairs Commons room.

**Registration will be available after the Thanksgiving holidays.**

Summer I & II Orientation 2019

Summer Semester Orientation sessions are for students who are planning to take summer school courses at SFA during the summer I and/or summer II semesters. The registration fee is $10, which covers students' Purple Haze t-shirt and check-in materials. The $10 registration fee will be charged to your SFA E-bill. Student attending will be advised and register for summer classes only.

Please note: If you are a first-time first-year student (graduating high school during the 2018-2019 academic year) attending a summer semester session will not take the place of a Lumberjack Orientation in order to register for Fall 2019 classes.


Summer I session - June 6, Baker Pattillo Student Center second floor, check-in is at 12:30 p.m., Orientation will begin at 1 p.m.

Summer II session - July 15, Baker Pattillo Student Center second floor, check-in is at 12:30 p.m., Orientation will begin at 1 p.m.