New Student Orientation 


Orientation Deadline June 1

Whether you are an incoming freshman, transfer, returning, international, or veteran student, attending New Student Orientation at CSUDH is a great way to get hands-on help. NSO provides pathways to student involvement, connection with the academic community, an understanding of campus expectations, and assistance with the transition process. At NSO you will meet with an advisor, register for courses, and learn about student services and resources available that will support your success on campus.

Freshmen Orientation

Starting at a four-year college can be a big transition for many students. We know you may have questions about what to expect, where to go, and what next steps to take. Start by attending New Student Orientation for freshmen. Mandatory for all new freshmen, NSO is where you’ll register for classes, learn about financial aid, and more.

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Transfer Orientation

We’re here to make transferring to our campus easier for you. That’s why we strongly encourage you to attend New Student Orientation for transfer students. Although you have been to college before, there are some important differences at CSUDH. Attending orientation for transfer students will help navigate those differences, while maximizing your time and your success.

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Join the NSO Team

An Orientation Leader (OL) is an important and integral part of a new student’s initiation to the University. Want to share the CSUDH campus experience with others? Interested in welcoming new students to CSUDH?

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