Student Programs & Events

Orientation Start Here


Held at the beginning of each semester, New Student Orientation is designed to help you make a smooth transition into life at UArts.

Orientation 2014

First-Year Experience Program

You will share a common First-Year Experience with everyone in the UArts class of 2018.

Family and Alumni Weekend

Alumni can re-connect with friends, colleagues and the community, and parents and families can reconnect with students.


The culmination of the UArts experience, Commencement takes place each May.

Students at Fall Fest 2012

Student Activities

Get involved, make new friends and participate in a wide variety of campus activities.

Student Organizations

Whether you're looking to make a positive impact or make friends, there are more than a dozen student organizations active within the UArts community.

Students fencing

Sports and Recreation

UArts offers intramural leagues for the fall and spring semesters and opportunities to have one-time sporting events.


Calendar of Events

There are many exhibitions, performances, lectures, workshops and other events for students – featuring students – both on and off campus.