The University of Texas at Dallas

Orbit: Keeping New Comets on Course

Orbit helps all new Comets — first-time-in-college, transfer, international and graduate-level students — engage, explore and discover pathways to success during their first year at UT Dallas.

Students in Orbit attend seminar courses and participate in activities that specifically address opportunities available to them to help make their time at UT Dallas even better. From peer mentoring programs to first-year seminars to a common reading program, Orbit engages a variety of high-impact practices to improve student success through the first year at UT Dallas.

Here are some of the ways Orbit will affect you in your first year at UT Dallas.