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Orientation & New Student Programs

Welcome to the Cougar Family! 

Welcome new CSUSM Cougars! Orientation and New Student Programs (ONSP) 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 and know ONSP is here to support you!

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Please Note: The Board of Trustees is considering a tuition increase at their March 21-22, 2017 board meeting.  Details about the proposal can be found at: tuition-increase.


Fall 2017 Students

Upon your acceptance orientation information will be provided in April 2017. 

Fore more information on how to prepare for orientation visit the page for your respective group! Students make sure to visit the Incoming Cougar Check List on your respective page! 

First Year Student Orientation  Transfer Student Orientation  

Spanish Speaking Family Orientation   English Speaking family orientation