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Centers for Orientation and Academic Advising Programs (COAAP)

Center for Orientation & Transition Programs (OTP) & the Undergraduate Advising Center (UAC) - Together, we support students as they begin their Jayhawk experience and explore academic interests by delivering dynamic programming and individual advising designed to promote academic success at The University of Kansas.


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Undergraduate Advising Center

The UAC operates within the Appreciative Advising model of advising. Our team of advisors, graduate assistant advisors, and peer advisors look forward to collaborating with you to help you achieve your dreams, goals, and potential!

Learn more about UAC.

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Center for Orientation & Transition Programs

After putting in the work and earning admission, you’ll attend an in-person or online Orientation session. There, you’ll connect with other new Jayhawks and campus resources, get a closer look at your first year, and enroll in classes with your advisor.

Learn more about OTP.