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New Student Orientation

Traditional BSN registration beginning at 8:15 AM on Thursday, January 2nd on the second floor of the Health Education Center.

Orientation is mandatory for all incoming nursing students in all programs. We will be covering information specific to each program.

Orientation Information:

Please review the information carefully, especially the student checklist, to ensure you have completed all the necessary steps ahead of your arrival on campus. It is your responsibility to review all materials and follow through on any requirements before your first day of Orientation.

We look forward to meeting you on the first day of your journey to becoming a nursing professional and welcoming you to UTMB!


UTMB Campus Map (Check "Parking & Transit")

Parking for Orientation only is available at the free parking lot (listed as E2 under employee/student parking on the campus map) located off Barracuda Drive, which is directly behind the UTMB Primary Care Pavilion (400 Harborside Drive, Galveston, TX). Shuttles are scheduled to run every 15 minutes from 7:45 AM – 9:00 AM on January 2nd and 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM on January 3rd between the parking lot and the HEC. The shuttles will also run from 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM on January 2nd and 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM on January 3rd to return you to your vehicles.

Parking in any other area on campus without proper parking credentials could result in a ticket and/or your vehicle being towed. Carpooling is highly encouraged!