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New Student Orientation

Undergraduate Orientation

Registration and Fees


Registration Instructions

Students already admitted to Texas A&M University-Kingsville can register to attend new student orientation by:

  1. Logging in to Blue & Gold Connection (use the big blue arrow that says LOGIN HERE at the top left-hand side of the page) using your student ID (K number) and password (birth date in six digit format MMDDYY).  If you are having trouble logging in, make sure you are using a capital "K" when you type in your student ID.
  2. Click the Orientation Registration (Kingsville Campus Only) link located on the Main Menu page.
  3. Select a new student orientation session by clicking on (Register?) next to the date you plan to attend.
  4. A message box will appear confirming your reservation to attend your new student orientation session. 

Registration confirmation and reminders regarding your orientation session and other important information will be sent to you via the email address you have listed in Blue & Gold Connection and your Texas A&M University-Kingsville student email. To ensure you receive all notices and reminders, please check your Texas A&M University-Kingsville student email account on a regular basis.

Please note that some sessions may not be available because the session is closed due to capacity or registration deadlines. For assistance with registration, please contact us at 361-593-5372 or orientation@tamuk.edu

Registration Fees and Deposit Instructions

All new first time in college students--or freshman--will be charged a mandatory one-time orientation fee of $75, and $35 of that fee is payable as a deposit upon registering for orientation. The remaining $40 will be added to the student's first tuition bill.  

All new transfer students will be charged a mandatory one-time orientation fee of $35 and that fee is payable as a deposit upon registering for orientation. 

To pay the $35 orientation fee, please follow these instructions:

  1. Once you have completed your registration, return to the Main Menu page in your Blue & Gold Connection and click the MoneyConnect Login link. 
  2. Your orientation deposit fee of $35 should be listed once you log in.
  3. Proceed through the prompted steps to complete your payment of $35.