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Orientation & New Student Programs

Welcome to the Cougar Family! 

Welcome new CSUSM Cougars! Orientation and New Student Programs (ONSP) assists new CSUSM students in their transition to our campus community.  Orientation programs run throughout the summer and available dates vary for each student.  All orientation reservations must be finalized by June 15, 2017.  Prior Registration is Required for all orientations!  Students can log into MyCSUSM to view available dates and times for an orientation with their major.

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Please Note: The Board of Trustees passed 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 the orietation reservation system goes live on April 7, 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