Utah Tech University

Trailblazer Orientation

We are excited that you have chosen Utah Tech University, and we look forward to meeting you at Trailblazer Orientation. Orientation is an interactive program designed for all new Utah Tech students and their families and is required for all new students. Our number one goal is to help each new student experience a stress-free transition to college while introducing you to our great institution.

Trailblazer Orientation

Trailblazer Orientation is designed to provide you with the information and tools you need to start your trail toward success here at UT, whether you are a freshmen student, transfer student, or family member.

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Trailblazer Connections

Trailblazer Connections is a first year seminar for incoming freshmen. Check-in for Trailblazer Connections starts August 17, 2022 at 7:30am at the Burns Arena.


Family Resources

Check out the resources that New Student and Family Programs has for parents and families of UT students.

Parent and Family Programs
Before You Arrive

As you prepare to attend Trailblazer Orientation, here are some tips to ensure that you have a productive and enjoyable experience.

Before You Arrive

Local Accommodations

Parents and Family

Terms in Higher Education

Student ID Card

Students will be able to take their ID Card photo during check-in at Trailblazer Orientation and students will be able to pick up their ID Card from the Campus Store on the 2nd floor of the Gardner Student Center after orientation. Photos can also be taken after orientation in the campus store.

Trailblazer Orientation Dates

Friday, June 3
Monday, June 13
Friday, June 24

Monday, July 11
Friday, July 15
Friday, July 22
Friday, July 29

Friday, August 5
Friday, August 12
*Monday, August 15 – Non-Washington County Residents
*Tuesday, August 16 – Non-Washington County Residents


*These orientations are reserved for students returning from mission or students from outside of Washington County who are unable to travel to St. George prior to move-in.

Trailblazer Orientation Schedules

Student Schedule

8:00-8:45 AM – Check In

8:45-9:00 AM – Welcome Session

9:00-9:40 AM – Tour

9:40-10:00 AM – Trail Talk 1

10:05-10:30 AM – Group Icebreakers

10:40-11:20 AM – Safe Campus

11:30 AM-12:10 PM – Lunch & Trail Talk 2

12:20-1:40 PM – Breakout Sessions

1:50-2:30 PM – Trail Talk 3

2:40-3:20 PM – Advising

3:30-5:00 PM – HPC Open, Classroom Tours, Financial Aid, Advising, Placement Testing

Family and Guest Schedule

8:00-8:45 AM – Check In

8:45-9:00 AM – Welcome Session

9:00-9:15 AM – Family Programs

9:15-10:10 AM – Campus Resource Panel

10:20-11:10 AM – Campus Safety

11:20 AM-12:10 PM – Lunch & Student Panel

12:20-1:40 PM – Breakout Sessions

2:00-3:00 PM – Academic Panel

3:00-5:00 PM – Faculty & Staff Mingle, HPC Open, Financial Aid


New Student and Family Programs

Email: newstudent@dixie.edu

Phone: 435-879-4691

Office: Holland 181