Orientation FAQ

When is Freshmen Orientation?

Freshmen orientation begins on August 22 on the main campus. On August 23 all freshmen will attend the Freshmen Retreat at Hume Lake, returning August 25.

When can Freshmen move into housing?

Freshmen will move in on August 22 at 10:00 a.m. in the Steinert Campus Center

What time does orientation start?

Resident students check into orientation at 1:00 p.m. in the Special Event Center
Commuter Students check it 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 22. 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 22?

Yes, each student receives 4 tickets in their orientation packet. The tickets are free and more are available upon request. If Students need additional tickets they may be picked up in the Student Life office.

When is Transfer Orientation?

Transfer orientation is on August 24. 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 24.

What time does orientation begin?

All transfer students check into 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