Dixie State University

Trailblazer Orientation

We are excited that you have chosen Dixie State University, and we look forward to meeting you at Trailblazer Orientation. Orientation is an interactive program designed for all new Dixie State 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 DSU, whether you are a freshmen student, transfer student, or family member.

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Family Resources

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

Parent and Family Programs

Family Trails Newsletter

Parents and family members of current Dixie State students can stay up to date by reading the monthly Family Trails Newsletter.

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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

Orientation Booklet

The New Student Orientation 2020 booklet is a great resource for parents and students during their first year at Dixie State University. The 2021 version will be available online and at Trailblazer Orientation starting in June.

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Student ID Card

Visit the Campus Store on the second floor of the Gardner building to receive your student ID. They will be taking your picture, so arrive picture ready.

Trailblazer Orientation Dates

Spring Trailblazer Orientation dates will be posted soon.

Trailblazer Orientation Schedules

First-Year Students Schedule

7:30-9:30 AM Optional Placement Testing
8:30 AM Check-In
9:30 AM Welcome to Trailblazer Orientation
9:40 AM Campus Tour
10:20 AM Small Group 1
11:05 AM DSYou – A Safe Campus
11:50 AM Lunch Provided and Small Group 2
12:40 PM Advising Meeting
1:20 PM Small Group 3
2:10 PM Breakout Sessions
3:55 PM Small Group 4
4:10 PM End

**The day of schedule may look slightly different than this, but expect to be at orientation from 9:30 AM to 4:10 PM.

First-Year Family and Guest Schedule

8:30 AM Check-In
9:30 AM Welcome to Trailblazer Orientation
9:55 AM Campus Resource Panel
11:10 AM DSYou – A Safe Campus
11:50 AM Lunch Provided and Student Panel
1:15 PM Academics Panel
2:10 PM Breakout Sessions
4:05 PM End

**The day of schedule may look slightly different than this, but expect your student to be at orientation from 9:30 AM to 4:05 PM.

Contact

New Student and Family Programs

Email: newstudent@dixie.edu

Phone: 435-879-4691

Office: Holland 181