Incoming Freshman Orientation

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Please complete all steps indicated as REQUIRED below.
Website updated July 7, 2020.

STEP 1 (Required): Watch your Major Specific Advising Webinar

Thank you for attending our major specific advising sessions. If you missed the live webinar on Monday, June 22 at 8:30am, please select your major below to view the recorded webinar. Please ensure you have completed all required steps below


STEP 2 (Optional): Sign up for your Registration Support Session

Did you miss our past registration support sessions?  If so, we have added make-up sessions on Thursday, July 30.  During this session advisors will be present to review your courses for fall semester. Please come to this session with at least some courses in your registration shopping cart to share with our advisors. 

Please select the make-up registration support session below to sign-up for a specific time:

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STEP 3: Review Academic Roadmaps for your major and Department Advising pages

To learn more about your major and required coursework, visit the web pages below.

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STEP 4 (Required): Complete your General Education modules

As a reminder, you will be required to complete your General Education advising modules before you can register for fall courses. Please complete the General Education modules ASAP, so your hold can be released and that you can register for courses.  Should you not complete these General Education modules, you will not be able to register for fall classes.

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Additional Campus Resources

  • Disability Support Services (DSS)
    Should you need accommodations during orientation and/or while at CSUF, DSS is available to support you and answer any questions or concerns that you may have during this time. DSS staff will be responding to emails and inquiries remotely and meeting with students via Zoom during their usual 8am - 5pm business hours.  Please visit DSS website for further details.

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  • Center for Careers in Teaching
    If you are interested in becoming a teacher, we encourage you to visit the Center for Careers in Teaching website for further details:

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