Orientation and New Student Programs

WE'VE MOVED! We are now located in the University Student Union, room 3500 (Dean of Students Office).

Welcome to CSUSM! 

Orientation and New Student Programs assists all new CSUSM students in the transition to our campus community.The process starts upon admission and Orientation and continues through your entire first year at CSUSM. We want you to feel a part of our community!

Have you been admitted to CSUSM for Fall 2014? 

Congratulations and welcome! Orientation for Fall 2014 admits will be held June through August 2014. Orientation dates will be posted in April 2014 and Orientation reservations will open in MyCSUSM in early May. Please review our Frequently Asked Questions and the other pages on this site to make sure you are on track to making a successful transition. Keep an eye on your email and this website throughout the next few months for continued updates about the Orientation process.

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Fall 2014 Admit Deadlines

Intent to Enroll/Enrollment Deposit:

May 1st (for both First Year and Transfer Students)

Final Transcript:

July 15th (must be received by, not postmarked)

EPT/ELM Testing deadlines:

Visit EPT/ELM Requirements

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Helpful Websites

First Year Student website



Campus Calendars

On-Campus Housing

Financial Aid

Campus Map

Early Start Information


First Year Programs