Orientation for First Year students is designed to help incoming students feel welcomed and a part of the CSUSM community.
Students can expect to:
First Year Orientation sessions are full-day program running running from 8:00am-5:00pm. Options are available for students to attend alone (Student Only) or with guests (First Year with English Speaking Family or First Year with Spanish Speaking Family). All Orientations are major specific, date options are available within MyCSUSM once the orientation reservation system is live.
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.
For a complete list of items to complete before Fall semester, please visit our First Year Student Next Steps Checklist!
Before contacting Orientation & New Student Programs, check out our First Year Student FAQ page!