The mission of OTE is to provide quality transitional experiences that maximize students' potential for personal and academic success.



OFYP Update

OFYP is now called Orientation & Transition Experiences (website and other communication coming soon!). Beth Lingren Clark is now serving as the associate vice provost for strategic enrollment initiatives in the Office of Undergraduate Education. Our department leadership will move to Lisa Gruszka and Jennifer Porter, who will serve as the director of Orientation Programs and director of Student Transition Experiences, respectively. Although a few new programs will be added, we will continue to provide quality orientation and student transition experiences. Stay tuned for more details. 

Free posters available!

The Class of 2021 Pride & Spirit poster is now available, as well as all other classes (2017-2020)! Stop by our office and get yours!

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Social Media

Orientation & Transition Experiences uses social networking to communicate and connect with our audiences. We also work closely with University departments and colleges to share information that is relevant to all of our followers.

Assistant Director for Welcome Week

The Assistant Director of Welcome Week works with the Director of Student Transition Experiences with the planning and implementation of Welcome Week.


For freshmen in the Class of 2021

This eNewsletter is sent to freshmen throughout their first year.

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