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Transfer Orientation

Welcome Transfer Students

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
  • 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-6:00pm. 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: Tuesday, April 16, 2019
  • Close: Friday, May 31st, 2019

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 26th. If you need to reschedule, be sure to call Orientation at (760)750-4930 prior to missing your Orientation Session.

Transfer Student Edition: Path CSUSM Checklist

For a complete list of items to complete before Fall semester, please check out the Transfer Path to CSUSM!

How to make an Orientation Reservation

  • Submit Intent to Enroll (Once submitted, 24 Hour Processing Period)
  • Login to MyCSUSM and select "Orientation Reservation"

Ongoing Orientation

Prior to and after Orientaion, check Cougar Courses "ORNT 15" for resources to support your successful transition to CSUSM! 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.

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