When is Freshmen Orientation?

Freshmen orientation begins on August 21 on the main campus. On August 22 all freshmen will attend the Freshmen Retreat at Hume Lake, returning August 24.

When can Freshmen move into housing?

Freshmen will move in on August 21 at 9:00 a.m. in the Steinert Campus Center

What time does orientation start?

Resident students start orientation at 1:00 p.m. in the Special Event Center
Commuter Students start orientation at 2:00 p.m. in the Special Event Center

How do I register for Freshmen Orientation?

Submit an Orientation Registration Form.

Is there a schedule of events for orientation?

Yes, on the Orientation Schedules page.
All students will get a printed schedule when they check into orientation on August 21. There are also posters posted around campus with the schedule.

Is Orientation Mandatory?

Yes, all freshmen are required to attend orientation and the freshmen retreat at Hume Lake.

Where should students park on orientation day?

There are no parking restrictions on orientation day. Students may park anywhere they can find a spot.

Do students and families members need tickets to the Presidents Dinner on August 21?

No tickets are required.

When is Transfer Orientation?

Transfer orientation is on August 23 10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

When do Transfer resident students move in to housing?

Transfer resident students check in at 9:00 a.m. on August 23.

What time does orientation begin?

All transfer students start orientation at 10:30 in the Steinert Campus Center.

How do I register for Transfer Orientation?

Submit an Orientation Registration Form.

Is there a schedule for Transfer orientation?

Yes, on the Orientation Schedules page.
All students will get a printed schedule when they check into orientation on August. There are also posters posted around campus with the schedule.

Is Transfer Orientation Mandatory?

Yes, all transfer students are required to attend orientation.

Where should students park on orientation day?

There are no parking restrictions on orientation day. Students may park anywhere they can find a spot.

Can family members attend Transfer Orientation with their student?

Yes, and they are also invited to attend the lunch, make a reservation when you register for orientation.

Questions or concerns?

Contact:

Student Life Office
559-453-2073
lynn.reinhold@fresno.edu