Orientation for Parents

Students aren’t the only ones going through big changes during the college years. Parents and families also going through a transition when their student joins the campus community at TU.

There are some easy ways to stay connected with everything going on at The University of Tulsa for and with parents, including:


Below you’ll see the schedule a sample of recent move-in day events and programs available to parents. Historically, all these have taken place on the same day, and have only taken place at the beginning of the Fall semester.


Move-In Day

8:00 am – 2:00 pm Move-in Appointments for students living on campus. Appointments are set up through the Office of Housing, and are first available mid-July.

10:00 am – 3:15 pm Commuter Check-In at LaFortune House

2:00 pm – 3:25 pm Parent Information Fair (come-and-go event) in the lobby and hallways of the Lorton Performance Center (building 24 on this map).

2:30 pm – 3:25 pm Welcome for Multicultural Students in the Lorton Performance Center (building 24).

3:33 pm Meet your Orientation Leader, Reynolds Center (building 84 on this map). Students head to assigned sections to meet their OL and group; parents and family members have open seating in the upper sections.

3:45 pm  Oh the Places You Will Go, Reynolds Center

4:30 pm  Parent Welcome, Reynolds Center

5:30 pm  Matriculation, Reynolds Center

6:30 pm  Welcome Reception, Student Union (building 3). This is open to all new students and their families.