Orientation

Intent and NSO Deadline May 1

Whether you are an incoming freshman, transfer, returning, international, or veteran student, attending mandatory New Student Orientation (NSO) is a vital step in becoming a successful Toro. Friendships forged during NSO last beyond graduation, and learning what your campus has to offer in terms of academic advising, community support, and involvement means you will begin your time here at CSUDH set up for success.


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Freshmen Orientation

Starting a four-year university can be a big transition for many students. We know you may have questions about expectations, registration, and financial aid. Mandatory freshman NSO is an important part of your success here on campus. The friendships forged during NSO, the connections made with campus communities, and the support you will receive from academic advising and your orientation leader will ensure you start off your first year at CSUDH successfully.

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Transfer & Returning Orientation

Whether you are a transfer student transitioning from another institution or a returning student who has taken a semester off, mandatory New Student Orientation is an important step in ensuring that you are successful in navigating the transition. We recognize that you have been to college before, and we want NSO to help you pinpoint some important differences while maximizing your time.

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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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