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Transfer Orientation

2018 Transfer Front Page

Orientation for Transfer students is designed to help incoming students feel welcomed and a part of the CSUSM community.

Students can expect to:

  • Meet fellow incoming students, current students, faculty, and staff
  • Receive academic advising and course registration support
  • Learn about CSUSM services, policies, and procedures
  • Learn how to get involved on campus
  • Explore the campus

Transfer Orientation sessions are half-day programs running in the AM: 8:00am-1:00pm or PM: 12:00pm-5:00pm. Due to space restrictions, guests are not permitted to attend. Transfer Orientation sessions are major specific. Date options are available within MyCSUSM once the orientation reservation system is live.

Orientation Reservations:

Open: Monday, April 23rd
Close: Friday, June 1st

Please Note: If you fail to attend an Orientation session your courses will be dropped in mid-August. You will have an opportunity to register again August 27th.

Transfer Student Next Steps Checklist

For a complete list of items to complete before Fall semester, please visit our Transfer Next Steps Checklist!

Before contacting Orientation & New Student Programs, check out our Transfer Student FAQ page!

How to make an Orientation Reservation

  • Submit Intent to Enroll
  • Login to MyCSUSM and select "Orientation Reservation"

Ongoing Orientation

Stay connected all semester long with the "ORNT 15" course in your Courgar Courses. This Online Transfer Student Community is a great opportunity to engage with fellow transfer students and learn of CSUSM campus tips and resources! Log in to your Cougar Courses and engage today! Additional opportunities to get involved at CSUSM as a Transfer student can be found on our Transfer Track page.

Contact Us:

Phone: (760) 750-4930

Email: Orientation@csusm.edu