New Student Orientation : First Year Experience

"Every experience is a paradox in that it means to be absolute, and yet is relative; in that it somehow always goes beyond itself and yet never escapes itself."
-T.S. Eliot (1888-1965)

"Music is your own experience, your own thoughts, your wisdom. If you don’t live it, it won’t come out of your horn."
-Charlie Parker (1920–1955)

This much is certain…

Your first year at the University of the Arts will be complex, challenging and completely unique. While the specific shape, value and tone of your First Year Experience will be up to you, next year you will also share a common First Year Experience with everyone in the UArts class of 2016.

First-Year Experience programs include